SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- Civil War sites in West Virginia are getting the geocaching treatment.
Geocaching is an outdoor challenge combining elements of a treasure hunt with GPSs. The kickoff event of the Civil War GeoTrail is Saturday in Sissonville.
The Civil War GeoTrail will take enthusiasts to 75 of West Virginia's top Civil War sites. The Civil War twist on geocaching is the work of ExploreWV. Robin Taylor is program director for the geocaching group.
Taylor said the Civil War GeoTrail provides visitors the opportunity to experience every region of the state, while educating them on its history.