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1. Fostoria Glass Museum: A Victorian home featuring an extensive display of glassware produced by the Fostoria Glass Company during its many...  
2. Fenton Glass Museum & Theatre: If you like beautiful glass, you'll love this museum. Located at the same site as the Fenton gift shop, the museum ...  
3. Vandalia Gathering: The Vandalia Festival hosts some of the finest traditional Appalachian musicians for a weekend of great picking. Vi...  
4. Floating Capital: No, it's not a term for the latest financial trick that will blow the next trillion-dollar hole in our economy, but...  
5. Nature's Air Conditioned City: I grew up in Bluefield and it never really gets hot enough to swim outside even in the dead of summer.  
6. Stonewall Jackson: Formally known as Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Stonewall Jackson was a prominent Confederate general during the Civil W...  
7. Bill Mazeroski: One of the most famous Wheeling, WV natives, Bill Mazeroski is a Hall of Fame baseball player who spent his entire ...  
8. Mannington,WV: Mannington,WV area  
 
 
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Local derogatory nickname for Bainbridge Island.

A derogatory local nickname for Albany invoked by its more disenchanted residents.

1. A group, led by a captain, that organizes a parade during Carnival season.

2. Members of a carnival organization.

An old, experienced Alaskan, the opposite of cheechako

This is an endearing nickname for New York, New York. Although most would regard New York City as more influential than the rest of the state in its entirety, this double naming causes problems for upstaters when they tell people where they're from when abroad. (People in other countries are often unaware that New York is both a state and a city.)