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Jun 25, 1980

Two women hitchhiking to the Rainbow Family gathering were murdered on Droop Mountain in Pocahontas County

1980

The Rainbow Family held its annual gathering in Monongahela National Forest

Jun 04, 1993

Jacob Beard was found guilty of the 1980 Rainbow Family murders

1999

Jacob Beard's conviction for the Rainbow Family murders was overturned

Other events that happened on or around 1999

May 31, 2000

Jacob Beard was found not guilty after a second trial for the Rainbow Family murders

Other events that happened on or around May 31, 2000

2005

The Rainbow Family returned to Monongahela National Forest for an uneventful reunion

Other events that happened on or around 2005


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