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1784

Col. John Dickinson had two tracts of land along Kanawha River surveyed

1796

Joseph Ruffner purchased 502 acres of land at Campbells Creek

Other events that happened on or around 1796

1798

The Shrewsburys settled in the landt present Belle

Other events that happened on or around 1798

1814

Joel Shrewsbury and William Dickinson Sr. moved their salt business to the Kanawha Salines (Malden)

Other events that happened on or around 1814

1832

Shrewsbury and Dickinson established the John Q. Dickinson salt furnace in Malden

Other events that happened on or around 1832

1861

William Dickinson Jr. came to Kanawha

Other events that happened on or around 1861

1866

Dickinson-Shrewsbury partnership dissolved by the courts after partners died

Other events that happened on or around 1866

1867

William Dickinson Jr., sons and others in the Kanawha Valley salt industry founded the Kanawha Valley Bank

1871

William Dickinson succeeded Henry Clay Dickinson as president of Kanawha Valley Bank


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