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5 Fun Facts About June 9 In West Virginia History

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1. On June 9, 1861, West Virginia seceded from Virginia and joined the Union during the early days of the Civil War.

2. The town of Athens, West Virginia was incorporated on June 9, 1893. The small community of around 1,000 residents is known for its historic architecture and close proximity to outdoor recreational areas.

3. In 1953, the world's first controlled frequency shift in a maser (a type of microwave amplifier) was demonstrated at West Virginia University on June 9th.

4. June 9, 1966, marked the dedication of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, this park preserves the history of John Brown's raid and the role Harpers Ferry played in the Civil War.

5. On June 9, 2012, the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament was held in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. This annual PGA Tour event is well-known for its scenic course and famous players, such as Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods, who have participated in previous years.
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