CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice will join the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History today to unveil an exhibit marking 100 years of service of the West Virginia State Police. The program is free and open to the public.
The artifacts in the exhibit feature 100 years of history of the State Police and the majority are on loan from the State Police Museum in Institute. The exhibit, located in the State Theater gallery, will be on display through October 2019.
Blenko Glass Company has created a 2019 commemorative state trooper glass hat to honor the 100th anniversary. The production of the spring green trooper hat was limited to 100 pieces, signed and numbered with the centennial logo hand-carved into each one.
WHO: Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice will join State Police Superintendent Col. Jan Cahill, Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety Jeff Sandy, WVDACH Curator Randall Reid-Smith, and other distinguished guests.
WHAT: The unveiling of a new exhibit marking 100 years of service of the West Virginia State Police, along with a commemorative program and reception.
WHERE: Culture Center State Theater and Great Hall, State Capitol Complex, Charleston
WHEN: 3p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019