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Weeping Woman of West Virginia Parkersburg, West Virginia is home to The Weeping Woman, a graveyard statue that is the focal point of dozens of local legends. The following are a few of the letters we’ve received detailing this impressive statue’s fantastic tales. In Parkersburg, West Virginia there is the legend of the statue of “The Weeping Woman.” The statue is located in Riverview Cemetery, and watches over the family plot of the Jacksons, a

John Nash, a mathematician who was awarded the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics. A biography of Nash, "A Beautiful Mind", was written in 1998 and became the subject of a film by the same name in 2002. Nash was born and raised in Bluefield, West Virginia.

Pietro's Castle on Tyrone Road in Morgantown.

Second Creek Bridge, Greenbrier Co. WV

Matewan, Mingo Co, WV--COMCWV

Moundsville Penitentiary, West Virginia - The 20 Most Haunted Places in the U.S. and U.K.

Blennerhassett Island. Fun fact: The section of the Ohio River along the West Virginia border is owned by West Virginia and therefore not a part of Ohio (including all islands lying within). This is the only good thing about the river, which begins in Pittsburgh and has 'Ohio' in its name. :)

Sam Black United Methodist Church ~ Built in 1901 and dedicated in memory of the Rev. Sam Black (1813-1899), a longstanding Methodist circuit rider. The church, a spiritual landmark, became an established name on highway maps even without an established post office. Located on US 60 East at the I-64 Sam Black Church. Just off of I-64 Exit 156 in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. (courtesy of Val Baldwin Carnell)

Frosty the Snowman's West Virginia Roots - WVLIVING.COM

Snowy, cold and beautiful. South Parkersburg UMC in Parkersburg, WV.

The Wood County Courthouse around 1905

Home State Pride - Jennifer Garner - Southern Living

Born in Morgantown and graduated from WVU

'My home among the hills', West Virginia's unofficial State song (music and words by E.W. James Jr., a trustee of West Virginia Wesleyan College). The song is accompanied by a slide show of photographs of West Virginia.

West Virginia Wesleyan College Concert Chorale sings My Home Among the Hills

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Tuscarora quartzite fins, Nelson Rocks, Pendleton County, West Virginia

The Best Hot Dogs Around! Hillbilly Hot Dogs!! Featured on the Food Network and Travel Channel. Lesage, WV

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Chuck Yeager (1923- ) Yeager was born in Myra, West Virginia and his family later moved to Hamlin, WV. He was an air force officer and the first pilot to break the sound barrier. He did so in 1947 in a plane nicknamed "Glamorous Glennis".

The WVU Marching Band on Beale Street in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade. Instagram photo by wvuband

West Virginia native Jennifer Garner frequently rocks a Flying WV hat.

Lewisburg, WV I'd move there in a heartbeat.

Statue of a coal miner outside of the Exhibition Coal Mine in Beckley, WV, This church and other buildings built in the late 19th Century in the nearby coal town of Skelton*