March 22 is National West Virginia Day, which is different from West Virginia Day.
According to NationalDayCalendar.com, National West Virginia Day recognizes West Virginia as the last state to be created from one of the original 13 colonies.
West Virginia Day, which is on June 20, is a state holiday which celebrates West Virginia’s 1863 admission to the Union during the Civil War.
National Day Calendar recommends the following ways to observe National West Virginia Day:s we
- Explore the history, culture and heritage of West Virginia
- Discover the beauty, music, poetry and art of the mountain state
- Use #NationalWestVirginiaDay to share on social media