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Most People Have No Idea That West Virginia As We Know It Almost Didn’t Exist

Those of us in West Virginia know all about how the state got its start during the Civil War, but not many people know that it almost became a slightly different state, many years earlier.

For more interesting history of West Virginia, check out these 8 things that most peope don’t know originated in West Virginia.

Rachel Whetstone
Rachel is proud to live in wild and wonderful West Virginia. She enjoys nature walks, photography, and discovering new restaurants all around the state.