WV State Capitol Complex

A Century Ago, the West Virginia State Capitol Burned

January 3, 2021  

“Charleston’s first workday of the new year was shaping up to be pleasant, if uneventful, 100 years ago today, as mild temperatures and an absence of rain lured crowds of post-holiday bargain hunters and office workers to errands in the capitol city’s downtown district. . . “

West Virginia Gazette

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