Virginia Constitutional Convention

October 15, 1850: Virginia Constitutional Convention

On October 15, 1850, Joseph Johnson of Harrison County called the Virginia Constitutional Convention, in order to address concerns that Western Virginia (now West Virginia) was under-represented in state government.

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March 4, 1866: Disciples of Christ Founder Alexander Campbell Dies at 77

On March 4, 1866, Alexander Campbell died at age 77. A native of Ireland, he immigrated to America in 1809 and settled in present-day Bethany two years…

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