Below you will find information on some of West Virginia's historic people. Some of these individuals were trailblazers in the frontier, while others were trailblazers in their professions or in social reform movements, and others controversial both in their time and today. While this list cannot be completely exhaustive, it does try to highlight a range of people to represent West Virginia's deep arts, culture and history background. To see more of West Virginia's historic people stop into the State Museum and find many more in its Discovery Rooms.
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