CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Archives and History, part of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History, is pleased to announce its newest library exhibit based on the collection of well-known country music artists Doc and Chickie Williams. The exhibit features many exciting artifacts relating to the lives and careers of the Wheeling natives. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The display contains photographs of the Williams with their band and family as well as friends of the couple; songbooks and sheet music written by Doc Williams; and much more. Among the photographs in the display are signed pictures of West Virginia natives Brad Paisley and Lionel Cartwright. The exhibit also features an adorable handwritten letter to Doc Williams by a young fan, “Dobro Hank” Brown.
The exhibit is currently on display in the Archives Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston and will remain until late September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
For additional information, contact Archives Director Aaron Parsons, at (304) 558-0230