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1885

The Ruffner Hotel was built in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1885

1891

First bridge built across the Kanawha River, in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1891

1900

The Lilly family began ownership of the Ruffner Hotel

Other events that happened on or around 1900

1929

Charleston's Daniel Boone hotel was built by the Community Hotel Corporation

Other events that happened on or around 1929

1941

Attorney General Abraham A. "Cousin Abe" Lilly resided in the penthouse at the Ruffner Hotel

Other events that happened on or around 1941

1946

A historic fire destroyed many buildings in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1946

1970

The Ruffner Hotel closed and was demolished for a parking lot

Other events that happened on or around 1970


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