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Augusta County, Virginia


1732

John Lewis settled near Staunton and built a fort

Other events that happened on or around 1732

Nov 12, 1738

Augusta County, Virginia, was created

Other events that happened on or around November 12, 1738

1754

Governor Dinwiddie set aside 200,000 acres of land for men who served in the French & Indian War

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1758

Fort Pitt named

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1768

Treaty of Hard Labor, Cherokees gave up claims to land in western Augusta

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1769

Development of the land called Grand Ohio Company, Vandalia Company and Walpole Company organized

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1770

Botetourt County formed from southern half of Augusta

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Oct 07, 1776

The General Assembly created three new counties, Monongalia, Ohio and Yohogania from West Augusta

Jan 01, 1777

Fincastle County ceased and Kentucky, Washington and Montgomery counties created

1779

Pennsylvania and Virginia agreed that their boundary would be the Mason-Dixon line

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1784

Virginia ceded its claim to the Northwest Territory to the U.S.

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1791

Last time boundaries of Augusta County changed

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1792

Kentucky County became the state of Kentucky

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