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Melvin Wine, Fiddler, Copen, WV
Melvin Wine, Fiddler, Copen, WV, with Kate Brett, Greenbelt, MD, on banjo Courtesy West Virginia State Folk Festival

West Virginia State Folk Festival

Held in Glenville, this festival features dance, music, storytelling, and crafts. Other events included are a spelling bee and a Civil War encampment. The annual event is in its 48th year.

Originally submitted by: Robert E. Wise, Jr., Representative (2nd District).



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