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1812

The first gristmill in Gilmer County was built in Glenville

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1833

A high school was established in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Glenville

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1847

The Presbyterian Church was organized in Greenville

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1850

The first courthouse was completed in Glenville

Other events that happened on or around 1850

1856

Glenville was incorporated

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Dec 26, 1872

Glenville State College began as branch of the State Normal School

Other events that happened on or around December 26, 1872

1875

Oil was first struck in Glenville

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1884

Glenville High School moved into a house

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1892

The Glenville Pathfinder was first published

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1896

The Trinity United Methodist Church was organized in Glenville

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1901

The Little Kanawha Valley Bank was incorporated

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1904

The Glenville Democrat was first published

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1906

The First National Bank of Glenville and Glenville Banking and Trust Company were created

Other events that happened on or around 1906

1913

The Glenville high school received its own building

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1923

The current courthouse was completed in Glenville

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1950

Patrick Gainer organized the West Virginia State Folk Festival in Glenville

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1968

Five high schools were consolidated into Gilmer County High School

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Nov 05, 1985

Record flooding occurred in central and eastern West Virginia, killing 47 people

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