I'm from West Virginia which is a place a lot of people don't know much about. In fact, I've met several people that have asked me "What part of western Virginia are you from?" It's pretty crazy to be from a state that some people don't even realize exists. So I thought I would round up some cool facts about West Virginia that you might not know. 1. Are you a fan of the NBA? Did you know the white silhouette in the NBA logo is Jerry West, who is from West Virginia? He is from Kanawha County. 2. If you enjoy Mother's Day you should know that the very first Mother's Day was held in Grafton, WV in 1908. Unfortunately, the woman that created the holiday, Anna Jarvis, died in a Pennsylvania sanatarium. She actually regretted starting the holiday because she felt it had become too commercialized. 3, The city of Huntington is named after Collins P. Huntington, a man that eventually became one of the most despised railroad men in the whole county. One book even states that he came to…
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