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1738

Job and John Pearsall established homesteads in present Romney

Other events that happened on or around 1738

1750

The Wilson-Woodrow-Mytinger House was built in Romney

Other events that happened on or around 1750

Dec 23, 1762

Romney and Shepherdstown were both chartered, West Virginia's oldest cities

Other events that happened on or around December 23, 1762

1819

The Literary Society was founded

Other events that happened on or around 1819

1866

Romney's Indian Mound Cemetery hosted one of nation's first grave-decorating ceremonies honoring Confederates

1867

A monument commemorating the Confederate dead was erected at Romney Indian Mound Cemetery

Other events that happened on or around 1867

1870

The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind was established in Romney

Other events that happened on or around 1870

2000

Romney had a population of 1,940

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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