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Augusta Heritage Center (Elkins)

The Center features more than 200 week-long intensive workshops in traditional Appalachian music, dance, folklore, and crafts. The summer series, held at Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, includes 20 concerts, 12 public dances, and 2 festivals. More than 250 talented artists teach and perform each year in celebration of the Appalachian heritage. Since 1973, thousands of people from all over the world have attended.

Originally submitted by: Robert E. Wise, Jr., Representative (2nd District).

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