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What was the first West Virginia state park?

badminton racquets

The West Virginia Game and Fish Commission purchased Droop Mountain Battlefield in Pocahontas County on April 14, 1928, for use as the first state park. The site commemorates an 1863 Civil War battle.

In 1915, Harriett Middaugh Harris used these tennis rackets as a member of the University of Michigan tennis team. Donated by her great niece, Martha Groves of Charleston. Mu 86-87.1,.2