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W.Va. prepares for 150th birthday

Jan. 31, 2013 @ 09:13 AM

The Sesquicentennial exhibit at the Culture Center will be unveiled during a public reception at 6 p.m. today.

Those wishing to view the exhibit can visit during state museum hours, which are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.

A Gravely tractor and an artillery shell are part of the Sesquicentennial exhibit at the Culture Center, which focuses on 150 people, places and events that helped to shape the lives of West Virginians over the past 150 years. It also features West Virginia's national and international accomplishments and achievements as they have unfolded since the state's birth.

 

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