History-rich Fayette County has much to share to satisfy your curiosity. 

From the formation the Appalachian Mountains, to Bison and Native Americans, through Civil War, whitewater, and record breaking bridge building, to the outdoor recreation capital of West Virginia we know today.

Interesting historical facts recorded in the WV Division of Culture and History can be found by clicking this text.

Scroll through historical images on Fayette County's Historical Society of West Virginia Facebook page by clicking here.

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