22nd West Virginia History Day taking shape at state Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Organizers expect dozens of history groups to present displays at the state Capitol during the 22nd West Virginia History Day later this month.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22. Exhibits will include photographs, historical documents and artifacts, and publications highlighting the work of historians, genealogists, educators and others.

An awards program will be given at 9:30 a.m. in the Norman L. Fagan West Virginia State Theater in the Culture Center.

Sponsors include the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Archives and History Commission, West Virginia Historical Society, West Virginia Humanities Council, Mining Your History Foundation, Preservation Alliance of West Virginia Inc. and West Virginia Association of Museums.

Sponsored Content
Tyler Barker is currently the News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. He was promoted to this job in Mid-November. He still will fill in on weather from time to time. You can follow Tyler on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email him at tbarker@woay.com