CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston artist Charles Jupiter Hamilton has painted a version of the celebration of West Virginia's 150th birthday. The painting will be given to the West Virginia State Museum collection to be preserved and exhibited.
The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission will sell poster-size prints of the painting for $19.99 each. The keepsake prints will be sold to those attending the 150th celebration at the Capitol June 20-22. Other official Sesquicentennial merchandise also will be sold.