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The Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beckley was dedicated on August 17, 1976.

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"Temporary Quarters, Mine Health and Safety Academy Opens Here"
"MESA's Formal Dedication Scheduled For Tuesday"
"MESA Students Adjust To Schoolwork, Environment"
"Coal Miners Not Expendable, Kleppe Says at Dedication"
Video Clip of the Dedication of the Mine Health and Safety Academy


On This Day in West Virginia History: August