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1755

The massacre at Baughman's Fort on the Greenbrier River occurred killing a schoolmaster

Other events that happened on or around 1755

1784

The Rehoboth Methodist Church was established in Monroe County

Other events that happened on or around 1784

Jan 15, 1799

General Assembly established Monroe County

1809

The Literary Fund was established by the General Assembly

Other events that happened on or around 1809

1820

The Union Academy of Monroe County was established to teach a classical education

Other events that happened on or around 1820

1861

The Union Academy was closed

Other events that happened on or around 1861

Feb 27, 1871

Summers County was created from parts of Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe and Raleigh

Other events that happened on or around February 27, 1871

Jul 26, 1876

Allen Taylor Caperton died in Washington as U.S. Senator

Other events that happened on or around July 26, 1876

1907

The first Corn Club in West Virginia was established in Monroe County

Other events that happened on or around 1907

2000

Monroe county had a population of 14,583

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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