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West Virginia Capitol Complex

Listed under Monuments & Landmarks in Charleston, United States.

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The West Virginia Capitol Complex spans 18 acres and is located in Charleston, WV on the Kanawha Boulevard. This complex was built in 1925 and is one of the countries historical places.

The West Virginia State Capitol building was designed by Cass Gilbert and cost more than $9 million to build. The building is made of Indiana limestone and 4,640 tons of steal.

The premises also includes the West Virginia Executive Mansion, the Culture Center, the West Virginia State Museum and Holly Grove. The Capitol Building itself was built in 3 different stages and took over 8 years to construct.

The area is a great place to enjoy the sun or walk around to view the scenery. There are also plenty of buildings to tour and view from the outside.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

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