Subject: Mothers Day

West Virginia is for Mothers

West Virginia is for Mothers

May 9, 2013 |

West Virginia’s Anna Jarvis is recognized as the founder of Mother’s Day. Her birthplace in Taylor County is located along Us 119, and the local community there celebrates her family each year at the annual Mother’s Day Festival. Jarvis established the first Mother’s Day celebration to honor the work of her mother,¬†Anna Reeves Jarvis.¬†Anna Reeves […]

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