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1797

Elisha Brooks built his salt furnace on land from Joseph Ruffner

Other events that happened on or around 1797

1808

The Ruffner brothers built the first commercial furnace at the Great Buffalo Lick

Other events that happened on or around 1808

1809

John Haymond and Benjamin Wilson began a salt works at Bull Town on the Little Kanawha River

Other events that happened on or around 1809

1812

John George Jackson began his salt works on the West Fork

Other events that happened on or around 1812


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