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1755

Mary Draper Ingles was taken captive by the Shawnee

Other events that happened on or around 1755

1865

The Campbell's Creek Coal Company began shipping coal down the Kanawha River from Port Amherst

Other events that happened on or around 1865

1950

Port Amherst Ltd. was acquired by the Amherst Fuel Company

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1956

The community of Port Amherst received that name

Other events that happened on or around 1956


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