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West Virginia"
September 1997 Schedule

September 1 Batts and Fallam Expedition (1671)

September 2 Reactions to end of World War II (1945)

September 3 Founding of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1890)

September 4 End of the Battle of Blair Mountain (1921)

September 5 Integration of Matoaka High School (1956)

September 8 Death of Governor John J. Cornwell (1953)

September 9 Ambassador John W. Davis returns to Clarksburg (1920)

September 10 Elizabeth Zane's daring run (1782)

September 11 Civilian Pilot Training Program at WV State College (1939)

September 12 Kanawha County textbook controversy (1974)

September 15 "Stonewall" Jackson's siege of Harpers Ferry (1862)

September 16 George Washington officially recommends Harpers Ferry for U.S. armory (1795)

September 17 Presidential candidate George McGovern visits Huntington (1972)

September 18 Founding of Alderson Academy (1901)

September 19 Birth of labor leader William Blizzard (1892)

September 22 U.S. government shuts down J. R. Clifford's Pioneer Press (1917)

September 23 Integration of Charleston lunch counters (1958)

September 24 President Eisenhower meets Vice President Nixon in Wheeling (1952)

September 25 Opening of The Greenbrier (1913)

September 26 Birth of illustrator and journalist David Hunter Strother (1816)

September 29 Bethany College & Disciples of Christ founder Alexander Campbell ...(1809)

September 30 Flood devastates Harpers Ferry (1870)


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