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1786

City of Charles Town was established by Charles Washington

Other events that happened on or around 1786

1801

Charles Town became county seat of Jefferson County

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1871

Jefferson County seat moved back to Charles Town after being in Shepherdstown

Other events that happened on or around 1871

Oct 01, 1896

Postmaster Gen. William L. Wilson established first rural free delivery service in America, in the Eastern Panhandle

Other events that happened on or around October 01, 1896

1922

Second series of treason trials of West Virginia Mine Wars held in Charles Town

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