Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, October 2nd

October 2, 2022

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John Brown's Fort and Lincoln Hall at Storer College (Boyd B. Stutler Collection)


Storer College in Harpers Ferry, the first African-American college in West Virginia, admitted its first students on October 2, 1867.


Learn more: Storer College Catalog, 1869 Storer College "Alma Mater," written by Don Redman "Storer College Room Historic Exhibit Unveiled" A Brief Historical Sketch of Storer College Document-Based Questions