West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

Special | 47m 52s

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