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1817

Weston was founded

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1819

Weston became the permanent name of the town

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1858

Weston was chosen for the site of Virginia's third mental hospital

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1879

The B&O Railroad connected Weston to Clarksburg

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1880

The mental hospital at Weston was completed

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1885

One of the state's earliest telephone systems was installed in Weston

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1890

Weston had electric lights

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1900

Weston had municipal water plant, sanitary and storm sewer systems and brick paved streets

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1950

Weston's population peaked at 8,945

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1972

A new hospital opened in Weston

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1994

A new hospital for the mentally ill was opened in Lewis County

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2000

Weston's population was 4,317

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