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Contact: Jodi French Burr, 304-574-2115
Glen Jean, West Virginia, August 13, 2014—There is still time to capture a snapshot of history and enter the Hidden History Photo Contest! This photo contest and the exhibits to follow will showcase the talents of West Virginia amateur photographers (adult and youth), while emphasizing the rich historical treasures found in southern West Virginia. Prizes will be awarded. Complete contest rules and information are at https://www.nps.gov/neri and http://www.coalheritage.org. This contest is coordinated by New River Gorge National River and the National Coal Heritage Area.
Hurry, for the contest entry deadline isTuesday, August 19, 2014. Happy heritage photography!
About the National Park Service
EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA
The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. For more information about the National Park Service, visit https://www.nps.gov.
For more information about New River Gorge National River, visit https://www.nps.gov/neri, check out the park Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/
About the National Coal Heritage Area
The National Coal Heritage Area encompasses 13 counties and is situated in the heart of the formidable Appalachian Mountains. As you journey through the coalfields of Southern West Virginia you will pass through deep valleys, follow rushing streams and rivers, and find yourself surrounded by breathtaking scenery. For more information about the National Coal Heritage Area, visit http://www.coalheritage.org.