By DK Publishing, Kathleen A. Felley, Kristen T. Behrens
Prepared locally to offer readers an summary of the special components of the rustic, this publication creates a transparent and straightforward to appreciate approach of studying American geography and tradition. each one state's panorama, undefined, agriculture, inhabitants, background, and folkways are explored in a colourful info booklet kids probably want to use all through their tuition age years.
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T THE CITY OF CHARLESTON Charleston,West Virginia’s capital and largest city, lies along the banks of the Kanawha River. S. Capitol. Washington. Wheeling PENNSYLVANIA MD AL Golden Delicious apples were first grown on a farm in Clay County,West Virginia. The Gauley River’s rapids are internationally famous among white-water rafters. White-water rafting is also popular on four of the state’s other rivers. VI RG IN IA AL LE GH EN Y V I RG I N I A DID YOU KNOW? The mine in New River Park in the town of Beckley has 1,500 feet (457 m) of passages that were once operated by the Phillips family in the late 1800s.
Temperatures at the cape are warm, but there are also cool ocean breezes. The western mountain areas of the state are generally 20°F cooler. 43 (c) 2011 Dorling Kindersley. All Rights Reserved. SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FACTS the palmetto state STATE BIRD NORTH CAROLINA Carolina Wren Greer Taylors ore than 30 American Indian cultures, including the Cherokee of the Iroquois family and the Greenville Easley Catawaba of the Sioux family, lived in the region before the Spanish, and later the French, tried to colonize the area.
Companies such as Marble Company of London—named for Elizabeth I, the Virgin King and Mid-Atlantic of West Virginia Queen. The Blenko Glass Company in 1700s. Germans from Pennsylvania journeyed to the region Milton provides stained glass for many to create one of the first settlements by white people, famous churches, including the Washington National Cathedral in New Mecklenburg, in 1727. C. were among the region’s American Indian population. After the American Revolution,Virginia became a state.