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The Mountain State Forest Festival Gowns

The Exhibit features more than 30 original gowns designed especially for the 74 Queen Silvias from 1930 to the present as well as crowns, trains, kneeling pillows, chokers, mantles and photographs.


If you would like to view a larger photo of one of the gowns please just click on the photo on this page.


Queen Silvia I
Margaret Straley Lambie
Ripley, WV
1930

Queen Silvia XIII
Martha Gaines Wehrle
Fayetteville, WV
1949

Queen Silvia XXI
Elizabeth Carol Kemper Wharton
Bluefield, WV
1957

Queen Silvia XXII
Betty May Tompkins Futral
Charleston, WV
1958

Queen Silvia XXVI
Katherine Stephenson Lutz Coppock
Parkersburg, WV
1962

Queen Silvia XXVII
Ann Clayton Bradt Hammann
Martinsburg, WV
1963

Queen Silvia XXXIII
Charlotte N. Buzzard Hummell
Moundsville, WV
1969

Queen Silvia XXXIV
Frances Susan Staggers Tasker
Keyser, WV
1970

Queen Silvia XXXV
Catherine Grace Sparacino Webb
Beckley, WV
1971

Queen Silvia XXXVII
Katherine Ann Huffman Falk
Princeton, WV
1973

Queen Silvia XXIX
Lynette Lee Evans Luthmann
Martinsburg, WV
1975

Queen Silvia XLI
Mary Elizabeth Poindexter Williams
Huntington, WV
1977

Queen Silvia XLII
Kimberly Ann Grant Uram
Weirton, WV
1978

Queen Silvia XLVI
Kristin Liane Dodge Schoenbachler
Fairmont, WV
1982

Queen Silvia XLVII
Jean Anne Williams LaRosa
Buckhannon, WV
1983

Queen Silvia XLVIII
Carolyn Ann Cline
Summersville, WV
1984

Queen Silvia XLIX
Jennifer Susan Fleming Ellison
Green Bank, WV
1985

Queen Silvia LI
Cynthia Leah Walsh Rosiello
Morgantown, WV
1987

Queen Silvia LIV
Amy Jennifer Byrd Bally
Wheeling, WV
1990

Queen Silvia LV
Jodie Elizabeth Landis
Petersburg, WV
1991

Queen Silvia LVII
Gretchen Anne McLaughlin Stup
Fairmont, WV
1993

Queen Silvia LVIII
Jennifer Dawn Taylor Wotring
Morgantown, WV
1994

Queen Silvia LIX
Megan Elizabeth Hartley
Ravenswood, WV
1995

Queen Silvia LXI
Amy Caroline Capelli O’Hara
Huntington, WV
1997

Queen Silvia LXV
Laura Lee Philips Hensley
Winfield, WV
2001

Queen Silvia LXVI
Jessica Brooke Legg
Charleston, WV
2002

Queen Silvia LXVII
Mary Rennie Rowe
Lewisburg, WV
2003

Queen Silvia LXIX
Anne Michaele Craig
Huntington, WV
2005

Queen Silvia LXXI
Catherine Ann Wilkes
Martinsburg, WV
2007

Queen Silvia LXXII
Kimberly Dawn Cover Bennett
Bridgeport, WV
2008