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Oct 16, 1859

John Brown attempted to seize federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry

Other events that happened on or around October 16, 1859

Oct 02, 1867

Storer College was established by Freewill Baptists


Frederick Douglass spoke on the campus of Storer College

Other events that happened on or around 1881

Mar 17, 1891

The West Virginia Colored Institute (now West Virginia State University) was founded by legislature

Aug 15, 1906

The Niagara Movement began a five-day meeting at Storer College

Apr 20, 1910

Nathan Brackett died in Harpers Ferry

Oct 10, 1931

The Heyward Shepherd Memorial was dedicated


Increasing pressure to install a black administration at Storer College led to the forced retirement of President Henry T. McDonald

Other events that happened on or around 1944


Storer College was accredited as a baccalaureate institution

Other events that happened on or around 1946

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