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Mar 11, 1848

A bill was passed by the General Assembly to form Putnam County from portions of Kanawha, Mason, and Cabell

1849

Winfield was laid out

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Oct 26, 1864

A skirmish in the streets of Winfield led to the death of Capt. Philip Thurmond

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1868

Winfield was incorporated

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1898

The courthouse at Winfield was destroyed in a windstorm

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1900

The second courthouse at Winfield was built

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1926

The road through Winfield was paved

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1928

A devastating fire destroyed one of the main blocks in the town of Winfield

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1931

A new bank in Winfield failed

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1936

The Winfield locks and dam were constructed on the Kanawha River

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1957

The Winfield bridge was completed

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1998

The modern courthouse at Winfield was completed

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2000

Winfield population was 1,858

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