The WV-150 Sesquicentennial Exhibit celebrates our statehood from 1860 to the present with an eclectic collection of West Virginia artifacts and art.
Many of the suggestions for what to showcase in the exhibit came from West Virginians who offered suggestions throughout last year.
If you would like to view a larger photo of one of the images please just click on the photo on this page.
President Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation of April 20, 1863,
Admitting West Virginia as the 35th State in the Union on June 20, 1863.
Iron Slave Shackles with Screw Locks
Arthur Ingram Boreman, First Governor of West Virginia
Gilded Brass Eagle Flagstaff Ornament, 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Bronze Medal with the West Virginia State Seal
Inspiration for Lincoln Walks At Midnight.
Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad China Double Handled Bouillon Bowl and Plate, Homer Laughlin China Co.
Railroad Wrench, Martinsburg Roundhouse
Pewter Flask Owned by William H. Flick
Butterfly Collection, William Henry Edwards, Coalburg, Kanawha County.