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Jan 21, 1921

Legislature adopted joint resolution to raise commission for new capitol


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


The west wing of the current capitol building was completed


East wing of State Capitol began construction


East wing of the State Capitol finished


Work on the main building of the state capitol began


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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