West Virginia became the 35th state in the Union on June 20, 1863.
Order of Ceremonies for "The Inauguration Of The New State"
Letter, James S. Wheat to Arthur I. Boreman Regarding the Inaugural Ceremonies
Joseph H. Diss Debar Sketch of Governor Arthur I. Boreman Delivering the Inaugural Address
West Virginia State Seal
West Virginia Statehood
President John F. Kennedy spoke to a crowd at the State Capitol as part of the West Virginia centennial celebration.
Contemporary Articles on President John F. Kennedy and the West Virginia centennial celebration
On This Day in West Virginia History: June