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Marion County

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1787

Boaz Fleming led a part from Milford, Delaware, to present Fairmont

Other events that happened on or around 1787

Jan 14, 1842

Marion County was created from parts of Monongalia and Harrison Counties

Dec 06, 1907

Worst U.S. mine disaster killed 361 miners in Fairmont Coal Company's interconnected Nos. 6 and 8 at Monongah

1956

Camden Eli "Cam" Henderson died

Other events that happened on or around 1956

Nov 20, 1968

Gas and dust explosion occurred in Consolidation Coal Company's No. 9 mine at Farmington killing 78 miners

1978

John Knowles wrote A Vein of Riches dealing with Fairmont history

Other events that happened on or around 1978

2000

Marion County population stood at 56,598

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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