New PDF release: A History of the West Virginia Capitol: The House of State

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By Jim Wallace

even if the West Virginia Capitol deviated from the layout of mythical architect Cass Gilbert, the enduring construction remains to be thought of a masterpiece. the whole tale of the Capitol is full of twists and turns, from the lucky hearth that burned its predecessor to the tug of warfare among Wheeling and Charleston for the designation of nation capital. Revisit the to-gild-or-not-to-gild debate that raged round the building of the Capitol's signature crown, which as soon as used to be at risk of collapsing on itself or toppling in heavy winds. subscribe to Charleston writer Jim Wallace for this beautiful account of West Virginia's architectural jewel.

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