This Tragedy Will Forever Touch The Hearts Of West Virginians

Sometimes a disaster happens that shocks a community in ways that are felt for generations to come. The tragic events that impacted the Marshall University Thundering Herd football team was just such an event. West Virginia will never forget those young players who lost their lives, but the dedication of those who followed in their footsteps continues to be an inspiration.

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/

Sadly, the Marshall University crash wasn’t the only tragedy to affect West Virginia. Here are seven of the worst disasters to ever happen in West Virginia.