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Geospatial Professionals Raise Awareness About Their Field

Geospatial professionals gathered at the West Virginia Capitol on Wednesday to raise public awareness about their field.

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West Virginia Tree, 63 Feet And 8,000 Pounds, Headed To U.S. Capitol

For the first time in more than 40 years, the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is from West Virginia. It was harvested in the Monongahela National Forest in Randolph County on Nov. 1.

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August 7, 1877: West Virginia Voters Choose Charleston as Permanent State Capital

In a referendum on August 7, 1877, West Virginia voters chose Charleston to be the permanent state capital. The capital’s location had become a running…

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January 7, 1924: Ground Broken on New West Virginia Capitol Building

On January 7, 1924, ground was broken for West Virginia’s new state capitol building in Charleston’s East End. The previous capitol, located in downtown…

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