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West Virginia's Birthday - June 20th

West Virginia, my beloved home state East of the Mississippi South of the Mason-Dixon Line Thirty-Fifth State of the Union. * Verdant fields and vast woodlands Intersected by broad, rushing rivers, Resplendent with towering mountains. Gem of tourists and outdoor adventurers, Individualism and independence prized, National treasure In the heartland of the Appalachian Mountain region. Written June 20, 2021, West Virginia’s 158th birthday [*West Virginia was made a state by proclamation of President Abraham Lincoln on June 20, 1863. It is the only state created by a presidential proclamation.]

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Date: 6/21/2021 10:37:00 AM
Sounds a beautiful place Milton. Sadly have only seen pictures of it. Tom
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Date: 6/21/2021 12:19:00 PM
You should visit WV, Tom. It is a beautiful place, indeed.