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West Virginia State Building, World's Columbian Exposition of
1893
West Virginia State Building,
World's Columbian Exposition of 1893


On March 14, 1891, the Legislature passed an act establishing a commission to organize the West Virginia exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893.

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Act of the Legislature Regarding the World's Columbian Exposition
"Our State Building"
Address Of Governor William A. MacCorkle At The World's Columbian Exposition
"West Virginia Day"
Photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition 1892-93 In Chicago
Invitation to the Opening of the West Virginia State Museum
"John Brown's Fort"
John Brown Souvenir From the World's Columbian Exposition


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