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West Virginia Centennial Celebration, April 20, 1963
West Virginia Centennial Celebration, April 20, 1963


On April 20, 1963, the West Virginia legislature held an unofficial session in Wheeling during a three- day centennial celebration to commemorate the issuance of the statehood proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln.

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Proceedings of the Centennial Ceremonial Assembly of the West Virginia Legislature
"Optimism Marks Centennial Fete"
Program of the Centennial Ceremonial Assembly of the West Virginia Legislature


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