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Students in front of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the
Blind

On March 3, 1870, the West Virginia legislature passed an act establishing the West Virginia Schools For the Deaf and the Blind.

Learn more:
Founding of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
Act Establishing the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
First Annual Report of the Board of Regents & Principal of the West Virginia Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind



March 3: Shotting of William Johnson
March 3: Passage of whiskey tax


On This Day in West Virginia History: March

West Virginia Archives and History