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Jan 21, 1921

Legislature adopted joint resolution to raise commission for new capitol

1921

Legislature selected architect Cass Gilbert to design the state capitol

Jan 07, 1924

Groundbreaking for the west wing of the State Capitol in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around January 07, 1924

1925

The west wing of the current capitol building was completed

1926

East wing of State Capitol began construction

1927

East wing of the State Capitol finished

1930

Work on the main building of the state capitol began

1932

Capitol building finished

Jun 20, 1932

The capitol was dedicated on West Virginia Day

Other events that happened on or around June 20, 1932


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