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1774

Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman) was born

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1845

Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman) died

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1851

William S. Miller planted his first orchard in Gerrardstown

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1889

West Virginia apple production was at 4.5 million bushels

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1930

WVU Experiment Farm was established at Kearneysville

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1931

West Virginia apple production peaked at 12 million bushels

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1934

Peach production was at 200,000 bushels

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1954

Peach production was at 900,000 bushels

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