West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

This documentary brings to life the issues that divided the the Commonwealth of Virginia.

This documentary brings to life the issues, differences and disagreements that divided the Commonwealth of Virginia, turning families and neighbors against one another throughout what is now West Virginia. Through interviews with respected state historians, dramatizations, archival letters, sketches and photographs the 40-minute film examines events and philosophies behind West Virginia becoming a

West Virginia: The Road to Statehood is a local public television program presented by WVPB.