The Heritage Farm Museum and Village: Huntington, West Virginia

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The state of West Virginia is in the eastern United States of America.  Originally part of the state of Virginia before segregating from that state during the American Civil War during the early half of the 1860’s, the state is mostly mountainous with very few cities.  West Virginia has the largest wilderness area in the United States east of the Mississippi.  With little urbanization, it clings to the name ‘Wild and Wonderful West Virginia’.  Even to this present day the state has little life of massive urbanizing apart from the region of the eastern panhandle being a part of the Washington D.C. metropolitan region.  As for the rest of the state, they love the tranquility of the lack of urbanization.

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Welcome to the Heritage Farm Museum and Village located outside of Huntington.  The Heritage Farm Museum and Village displays the old rural life of the state.  Founded by Mike and…

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