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West Virginia"
Miscellaneous


October 1, 1896: 1st Rural Free Delivery

October 28, 1934: Arthurdale resettlement community

December 1, 1790: Shepherdstown considered as site for national capital

January 6, 1860: Establishment of Weston State Hospital

January 20, 1978: Snowstorm cripples West Virginia

February 2, 1899: West Virginia's poets laureate

February 3, 1871: Jefferson County seat moved from Shepherdstown to Charles Town

February 6, 1960: National press spotlights poverty in WV

February 25, 1925: Opening of the WV Governor's Mansion

February 27, 1871: Incorporation of Huntington

March 12, 1850: Incorporation of Wheeling Hospital

March 27, 1849: Jefferson County 49ers prospect for gold in California

May 4, 1896: Formation of the Children's Home Society of WV

May 21, 1875: State capital relocated to Wheeling

May 27, 1977: First Vandalia Gathering

May 29, 1961: Federal food stamp program inaugurated in WV


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