These 22 Photos of West Virginia In The 1970s Are Mesmerizing

The 1970s were eventful years for West Virginia.  That was when Kanawha County had its famous textbook controversy. It was also when a plane carrying Marshall University’s football team crashed and tragically killed everyone on board. The Buffalo Creek disaster happened in 1972. Our governors were Arch Moore and Jay Rockefeller during that decade.

Do you recognizes any of the places in these  scenes from the 1970s in the Mountain State?

Do you remember what West Virginia was like in the 1970s? What has changed and what’s stayed the same?