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‘‘The West Virginia Hills’’


Sep 25, 1885

The Glenville Crescent published "The West Virginia Hills" as a poem

1886

Henry Everett Engle copyrighted the music to "The West Virginia Hills"

Other events that happened on or around 1886

1913

"The West Virginia Hills" was published in The West Virginia Singer

Other events that happened on or around 1913

1960

The West Virginia Music Educators Association began the movement to adopt "The West Virginia Hills" as the state song

Other events that happened on or around 1960

Feb 03, 1961

Legislation passed to adopt "The West Virginia Hills" as state song

Feb 28, 1963

"West Virginia, My Home Sweet Home" and "This is My West Virginia" became official state songs

Mar 07, 2014

Legislature passed a resolution naming "Take Me Home, Country Roads" as West Virginia's fourth state song.

Other events that happened on or around March 07, 2014


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