West Virginia Industrial Heritage
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 5th
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Define industrialization
2. Describe three early industries of the New River Gorge and West Virginia
3. State a contribution that each of these industries had on out history
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Did You Know?
The New River Gorge was logged extensively thoughout the past century. The landscape is now recovering, with the park ecosystem returning to its more natural state, but there are still plenty of signs of the past activities.