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1725

Present Hampshire County was first visited by Europeans

Other events that happened on or around 1725

1748

Reported 200 people were living at Pearsall's Flats

Other events that happened on or around 1748

1754

Hampshire County was created

Other events that happened on or around 1754

Dec 23, 1762

Romney and Shepherdstown were both chartered, West Virginia's oldest cities

Other events that happened on or around December 23, 1762

1772

Wilson-Woodrow-Mytinger House was built in Romney

Other events that happened on or around 1772

1777

Hampshire County encompassed 2,800 miles

Other events that happened on or around 1777

1819

Romney's Literary Society was founded

Other events that happened on or around 1819

1866

Romney's Indian Mound Cemetery hosted one of nation's first grave-decorating ceremonies honoring Confederates

1867

Romney's Indian Mound Cemetery became site of early monument for fallen Confederate soldiers

Other events that happened on or around 1867

1870

Literary Hall was built in Romney

Other events that happened on or around 1870


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