West Virginia history

Historian Researches Frederick Douglass In W.Va.

Community historian John Muller has been documenting Frederick Douglass’ life for more than a decade — in a book and through walking tours in Anacostia and Harpers Ferry. Most recently Muller has developed a lecture on Douglass in the Mountain State. Eric Douglas spoke with Muller to find out more.

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Teacher Brings W.Va. History To Life Through Animated Videos

Brian Casto has taught an eighth-grade West Virginia Studies class at Milton Middle School for the past four years, but has recently ventured down unfamiliar roads in order to spark his students’ curiosity about the Mountain State’s rich history through a series of animated lessons on his YouTube channel titled “West Virginia History in Two Minutes or Less.”

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New Book Explores W.Va.’s Last Public Hanging, Law Changes

Book explores the murder conviction and subsequent hanging of John Morgan in West Virginia, a crime that marked the last public hanging in the state.

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'A Small Town That Doesn't Know It's a Small Town': Taking a Look Back at Wheeling's 250th

On a sunny day in early September, hundreds of Wheeling residents, state lawmakers, and the Pride of West Virginia, West Virginia University’s marching…

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