Hidden History Weekend

Ranger leading a talk at historic site

Join us for the 12th Annual Hidden History Weekend: September 25-27, 2020

Celebrate the wonders of Appalachian heritage, sites and stories of southern West Virginia’s history! Enjoy FREE programs and exhibits at New River Gorge National River, the National Coal Heritage Area, Hinton, Bluefield, Tamarack, and in the state parks of Babcock, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield, Hawks Nest, Pipestem Resort, and Twin Falls Resort.

All programs are FREE unless otherwise noted. An adult must accompany children to programs. Bring water and wear sturdy walking shoes for guided walks. Additional pre- and post-event activities continue this celebration throughout the autumn.

Check back in late summer for a full schedule of events.


Pre- and Post-events

September 14 - 15:
Country Roads Festival Hawks Nest State Park, Ansted

Enjoy music, food, arts and crafts, car show (Sunday only), and other fun ctivities. www.facebook.com/CountryRoadsFestival

September 21 - 22:
37th Annual Lumberjackin' Bluegrassin' Jamboree

Twin Falls Resort State Park, Mullens
Enjoy bluegrass music, food, arts and crafts, hayrides, storytelling around the campfire, and a woodsmen competition (Satuday 10:00 am). www.wvstateparks.com/events/37th-annual-lumberjackin-bluegrassin-jamboree-lbj/

October 4 - 6:
Fall Photography Workshop

Twin Falls Resort State Park, Mullens
Sharpen your photo skills and learn how to capture special moments that last a lifetime. Workshop instructors: Steve Shaluta, Steven Rotsch, and park superindendent Scott Durham. Starts Oct. 4, 7:00 pm; ends Oct. 6, 12:00 pm. COST: workshop $86 plus lodging. Reservations required: call 304-294-4000. www.wvstateparks.com/events/fall-photography-workshop/

Last updated: November 19, 2019

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 246, 104 Main Street
Glen Jean, WV 25846


(304) 465-0508

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