State Capitol
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 20.120 W 081° 36.766
17S E 446446 N 4243199
State Capitol of West Virginia
Waymark Code: WM169B
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 01/29/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 37

West Virginia's Capitol first located in Wheeling, 1863; moved to Charleston, 1870; back to Wheeling, 1875; and finally to Charleston, 1885. It was located two miles west until destroyed by fire, 1921. Present building was completed in 1931.
Marker Title: State Capitol

Marker Location: Charleston, Kanawha Boulevard (US 60) East, across from State Capitol, 1/2 block west of California Avenue

County or Independent City: Kanawha

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virgiana Department of Archives and History 1972

Marker Number: Not listed

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