‘Birdeye Bend’ Section Of W.Va. Mountain Rides Tourism Project Dedicated
The Birdeye Bend section of the four statewide tourism loops extends more than 170 miles through Morgantown, Elkins and Clarksburg.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Folkways Reporter Zack Harold traced the story of Face Jugs. Examples of this type of art turn up everywhere, but some of them are connected to African Face Jugs, an art enslaved people brought with them to America.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In 2021, the Juneteenth celebration became a federal holiday. The date recognizes when Blacks in Galveston, Texas were told about the Emancipation Proclamation two and half years after it was signed.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Us & Them host Trey Kay traveled with a group on an immersive tour through the Deep South searching for a richer understanding of America’s racial history.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On February 17, 1863, the West Virginia Constitutional Convention adopted the Willey Amendment, which settled the issue of slavery and paved the way for…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On February 3, 1865, West Virginia Governor Arthur Boreman signed a legislative act banning slavery in the state. A common misconception is that West…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This year marks 150 years since Storer College was established in Harpers Ferry. The school came out of the Civil War first as a place to teach former…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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