Archive for West Virginia Tourism

Quarrier Press has released a reprint of Stan Cohen’s classic book, A Pictorial Guide to West Virginia’s Civil War Sites.

Over 400 photographs, maps, and drawings. Includes 230 sites connected to the Civil War such as battlefields, cemeteries, buildings, and houses. The book divides the sites by county, giving the significance of and directions to each site. This guidebook provides an opportunity for a hands on approach to learning about the Civil War.

The book can be ordered online at The West Virginia Book Company.

Categories : Books
Comments (0)
Apr
28

West Virginia Sesquicentennial Events

Posted by: | Comments (0)

West Virginia Civil War Sesquicentennial

West Virginia celebrates its Sesquicentennial on June 20, 2013.

West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission

Events and information from West Virginia Culture and History

Categories : Events
Comments (0)

The West Virginia Division of Tourism launched a new website Tuesday dedicated to the role the state played in the Civil War and what it has to offer today.

Tourism Commissioner Betty Carver unveiled www.WVTourism.com/CivilWar. The site features 57 minutes of video about the state divided up into 9 travel regions.

 

Categories : Videos
Comments (0)