Each Dec. 7, communities across the country commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor. This year, the ceremony at West Virginia University will integrate a new piece of history.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Joseph H. Diss Debar
On September 26, 1863, the first West Virginia Legislature adopted our state motto and great seal. Both were the brainchild of Joseph H. Diss Debar of…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Joseph H. Diss Debar was born in France on March 6, 1820. He immigrated to the United States at age 22. On his voyage across the Atlantic, he happened to…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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