West Virginia’s Major Cities Looked So Different In the 1970s. Charleston Especially.

West Virginia has changed a lot in recent decades. Take a trip back in time with these historic photos.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Do you have any photos of West Virginia in the 1970s? We’d love to see them!

For more historic photos in West Virginia, take a look at these 12 photos from West Virginia’s mining history.