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West Virginia Historical Society


1869

The first West Virginia Historical Society began

Other events that happened on or around 1869

1884

The first West Virginia Historical Society ceased

Other events that happened on or around 1884

1890

The West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society was established

Other events that happened on or around 1890

1891

The Historical Society asked the West Virginia legislature for funding

Other events that happened on or around 1891

1894

The Historical Society was given larger quarters for its museum and library at the Capitol

Other events that happened on or around 1894

1898

The Historical Society suggested the state construct a fireproof building

Other events that happened on or around 1898

1899

The Capitol Annex was designed

Other events that happened on or around 1899

1901

The Historical Society began publishing The West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly

Other events that happened on or around 1901

1905

The West Virginia Archives and History was created by legislature

Other events that happened on or around 1905

1925

Legislature created another West Virginia Historical Society with an appointive body

Other events that happened on or around 1925

1931

Legislature revised the Code of West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1931

Oct 31, 1940

The current West Virginia Historical Society was organized

Other events that happened on or around October 31, 1940

1946

The current West Virginia Historical Society was incorporated

Other events that happened on or around 1946

1979

The West Virginia Historical Society ceased publication of West Virginia History

Other events that happened on or around 1979


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