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John Brown's Fort and Lincoln Hall at Storer College
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 (Xso1.1:1869)
Storer College
"Alma Mater," written by Don Redman (Xso1.2:g5)
"Storer College Room Historic Exhibit Unveiled"
A Brief Historical Sketch of Storer College


On This Day in West Virginia History: October