West Virginia Day 2024 – Gallery

By Vanta Coda III, RealWV

See photos from West Virginia Day hosted for the last time by Governor Jim Justice at the State
Capitol Complex in Charleston, on June 20, 2024. West Virginia celebrates its 161st anniversary
of becoming a state, splitting from Virginia in 1863.

Color guard members take a moment before the commencement of the ceremony to look at the new murals that were installed in the upper floor of the West Virginia Capitol Building. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
A mural depicting Seneca Rocks is one of four West Virginia murals that were unveiled to the public during West Virginia Day. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
One of Gov. Jim Justice’s grandchildren looks up and smiles as he sits with his grandparents and Babydog. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
Sporting some festive West Virginia Day earrings, Shellie Clark listens as speakers talk about the installation of the murals. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
David Riccio takes photos with his iPhone of the new murals that were unveiled. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
As the ceremony comes to a close, a group of choir students from the Charleston Area School District surround Babydog, to take a photo with the beloved canine. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
A pair of brothers escort their little sister in her stroller out of the capitol dome. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
An attendee signs the West Virginia Day Birthday card at the West Virginia Day reception. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
KD Jones, one of Governor’s chefs, prepares hotdogs with this year’s winning hotdog sauce, from the First Lady Cathy Justice’s West Virginia Day hotdog sauce competition. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
Jim Justice pets Babydog upon their arrival to the reception festivities. Photo by Vanta Coda III, RealWV.
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