Hidden History Photo Exhibit Rotates to New Location

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Tomorrow Moves Thru the Past in one of the photos featured in the 2015 Hidden History Photo Contest exhibit

Patty Keys

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News Release Date: December 11, 2015

Contact: Jodi French-Burr, 304-574-2115

Glen Jean, West Virginia—The rich heritage of southern West Virginia is celebrated through photographs in the 2015 Hidden History Photo exhibit. These history-based photographs are currently on display at New River Gorge National River's Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing. First displayed at Tamarack in September, this traveling exhibit will continue to be rotated through several area visitor centers. These featured images are the winning photos from this year's Hidden History Photo Contest, part of the annual Hidden History Weekend event held in late September. Let these photos inspire you to explore area history, perhaps taking photos of your own to enter in next year's contest.

This exhibit can also be viewed online at www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/hidden-history-photo-contest.htm. Here is the remaining exhibit dates for this photo series:

·December 2015: Canyon Rim Visitor Center of New River Gorge National River in Lansing, West Virginia. Open daily9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (closed December 25)

·January 2015: Sandstone Visitor Center of New River Gorge National River in Sandstone, West Virginia. Open daily9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (closed January 1)

·February 2015: Beckley Art Center –Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery, 600 Johnstown Road in Beckley, West Virginia. OpenWednesdaythrough Saturday,11:00 amto 5:00 pm.

Find out more about heritage sites in this area, visit www.nps.gov/neri or  www.coalheritage.org. You can also find updates on the New River Gorge National River's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/newrivergorgenps or follow us on Twitter at https://Twitter.com/NewRiverNPS.

 



Last updated: December 14, 2015

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