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1839

The town of New Cumberland was laid out by John Cuppy

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1840

John Chapman erected the first house in New Cumberland

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1849

City of New Cumberland received its charter from Virginia

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1862

Company 1, 12th Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Infantry was organized in New Cumberland

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1876

New Cumberland's first newspaper, The Independent began publication

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1884

New Cumberland became the permanent county seat of Hancock County

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2000

Population of New Cumberland was 1,099

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