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Logan County

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1792

Logan County was first settled

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May 07, 1824

Logan County was created by the General Assembly

1827

City of Logan was laid out and first named Lawnsville

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1862

City of Logan was occupied and burned by Union forces under Col. Edward Siber

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1874

Henry Clay Ragland arrived in Logan

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1882

The Hatfield and McCoy Feud began

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1890

The Hatfield and McCoy Feud ended

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1893

The N&W Railroad built its main line along the Big Sandy River

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Jan 30, 1895

Mingo County was created from part of Logan County

1904

The C&O Railroad was constructed from Huntington to city of Logan

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1907

Mayor Scott Justice renamed the city of Logan Courthouse (formerly Aracoma) as Logan

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Aug 25, 1921

Miners arrived at Blair Mountain in Logan County

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1929

The Logan County coal industry began to decline

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1940

Reported 11,000 miners in Logan County

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Mar 08, 1960

Fire occurred at Holden 22 Mine, killing 22

1960

John F. Kennedy campaigned for the presidential nomination in Logan County

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Feb 26, 1972

Buffalo Creek flood kills 125 people

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1975

Logan County presented its first annual Arts and Crafts Fair

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1976

Logan County began production of the drama, The Aracoma Story

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2000

Logan County population reported at 37,710

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2001

Reported 1, 146 miners in Logan County

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