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1755

George Washington ordered a stockade and fort built in Mineral County

Other events that happened on or around 1755

1842

The B&O Railroad arrived in Mineral County

Other events that happened on or around 1842

Feb 01, 1866

Mineral County was created from the pro-Union region of Hampshire County

1893

High-quality semibitumious coal from Davis' Big Vein was displayed at the St. Louis World's Fair

Other events that happened on or around 1893

1911

Explosion at No. 20 Mine in Elk Garden killed 23 miners

Other events that happened on or around 1911


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