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1736

First white men to pass through present Keyser, sent by Lord Fairfax

Other events that happened on or around 1736

May 20, 1752

The first local land grant was issued by Lord Fairfax to Christopher Beelor

1852

The B&O Railroad arrived in Keyser

1861

The Civil War came to Keyser with the building of Fort Fuller

Other events that happened on or around 1861

Feb 01, 1866

Mineral County was created from the pro-Union region of Hampshire County

1913

Keyser was incorporated

Other events that happened on or around 1913

2000

Keyser's population was 5,303

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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