22nd West Virginia History Day taking shape at state Capitol

FILE -In this Tuesday June 28, 2016 file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Greenbrier owner Jim Justice, gestures during an interview at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Justice, billionaire owner of The Greenbrier resort and Democratic nominee for governor, closed his hotel for business and opened it as a free shelter after the June 23 floods that killed 23 people, including 15 in Greenbrier County. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Organizers expect dozens of history groups to present displays at the state Capitol during the 22nd West Virginia History Day later this month.
The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22. Exhibits will include photographs, historical documents and artifacts, and publications highlighting the work of historians, genealogists, educators and others.
An awards program will be given at 9:30 a.m. in the Norman L. Fagan West Virginia State Theater in the Culture Center.
Sponsors include the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Archives and History Commission, West Virginia Historical Society, West Virginia Humanities Council, Mining Your History Foundation, Preservation Alliance of West Virginia Inc. and West Virginia Association of Museums.