29JUN 2016
Pics of West Virginia

Pics of West Virginia

Across western Virginia, MSHA officials are headed into the state’s mines. Their particular objective is to look for down why western Virginia has already reached its 4th mining fatality in less than a month. The Assistant Secretary of work for Mine Safety and Health, Joseph A. principal, introduced a declaration recently. In the statement, he shares that MSHA inspectors, supervisors…

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24JUN 2016
Powhatan longhouses

Powhatan longhouses

Abenaki The Abenaki, indigenous to Maine and New Hampshire, made their villages along rivers and streams. Each village had a meeting hallway, a sweat lodge, and ended up being enclosed by palisades — tall sign walls that guarded the village against assaults. The Abenaki lived mostly in wigwams, lodges made of birch, and though they were farming, growing corn, beans, and squash…

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19JUN 2016
Why was Virginia founded in 1607?

Why was Virginia founded in 1607?

Jamestown, the very first permanent English settlement in united states, ended up being started in 1607. Several of its colonists died throughout the first few tough years, but due to the leadership of Captain John Smith among others, Jamestown endured and served as a starting point for crucial explorations of the Chesapeake region. Jamestown marks the beginnings regarding…

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14JUN 2016
Virginia Historical events

Virginia Historical events

Record on faucet The VHS has actually many cookbooks, ledgers, and diaries containing dishes for alcohol, mead, wine, cider, also beverages. The History on Tap program places dishes from our collection towards the test as we lover with neighborhood breweries and cideries to reproduce days gone by. Last History on Tap collaborations include: Jane s Percimon Beer generated…

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09JUN 2016
Who founded West Virginia?

Who founded West Virginia?

1835-1840 Mercer County was made from Giles and Tazewell Counties. Mercer County was named after General Hugh Mercer. Princeton ended up being set up and had been named after Princeton, nj where General Hugh Mercer was killed within the Revolutionary War. The original Mercer County Courthouse was built. The building had been built therefore badly it was torn-down and rebuilt…

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04JUN 2016
Virginia State Archives

Virginia State Archives

FEATURED COLLECTION We have a lot of digital collections, perhaps you ve never ever gotten a chance to check them aside. Periodically, we shall introduce, and even re-introduce, you to an electronic digital collection we have had for a time. Topic specialists will show you the collection to you personally, explain to you how to use it, and let you know about any changes we…

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30MAY 2016
Pictures of Charleston West Virginia

Pictures of Charleston West Virginia

Blog post by Michael Ridderbusch, connect Curator, WVRHC. The West Virginia and local background Center is continuing to digitize the negatives regarding the Gravely and Moore collection being boost their option of scientists. A highlighted Gravely and Moore photographs of a busy World War II period bus depot in Winston-Salem, new york. In this installment we show pictures…

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25MAY 2016
Why was the Virginia colony founded?

Why was the Virginia colony founded?

The Baptist trust is hard to establish. Historians and adherents debate its historical beginnings, and Baptists have split and reintegrated into a range of subgroups as time passes in many different places. Not surprisingly, English-speaking Baptists distinguished on their own off their Christians regarding the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries mostly by their particular…

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20MAY 2016
History of Richmond VA

History of Richmond VA

1969 Into the spring, a few pubs whoever clients were mostly lgbt were closed since they violated the ABC guidelines prohibiting product sales of alcohol to known homosexuals. Several letters were written into the editors regarding the Richmond Times-Dispatch protesting these legislation. 1970 Fan totally free Clinic starts, at first focused mainly on Women’s Health and preventing…

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