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Marlinton

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1749

Jacob Marlin and Stephen Sewell, first white residents of the Greenbrier Valley, arrived in what is now Marlinton

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1854

A covered bridge was built across the river in present Marlinton

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1886

Marlin's Bottom changed its name to Marlinton

Other events that happened on or around 1886

Dec 08, 1891

Voters approved Marlinton as the new Pocahontas County seat.

Apr 02, 1900

Marlinton was incorporated

1900

Construction on the C&O Greenbrier Division was completed

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1910

Marlinton had a tannery, two banks, two newspapers, 20 stores, a hospital, opera house, fire department, school, water system, & electric power

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1970

The tannery in Marlinton closed

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Dec 28, 1978

The last trains ran on the Greenbrier Division

Nov 05, 1985

Major flood caused great damage to Marlinton

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Jan 19, 1996

Major flood caused great damage to Marlinton and Pocahontas County

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2000

Population of Marlinton was 1,204

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