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1813

Barboursville charted and named for governor James Barbour

Other events that happened on or around 1813

1814

Barboursville was designated the county seat of Cabell County

Other events that happened on or around 1814

Jul 14, 1861

Union troops drove out Confederates at the Battle of Barboursville

Feb 12, 1867

Barboursville was incorporated by an act of the state legislature

1887

The seat of Cabell County was moved to Huntington from Barboursville

Other events that happened on or around 1887

1901

Morris Harvey donated $10,000 to Barboursville College, now University of Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1901

1935

Morris Harvey College was moved to Charleston (now University of Charleston), under the leadership of Leonard Riggleman

Other events that happened on or around 1935

1981

Huntington Mall opened

1981

Governor Rockefeller converted old Morris Harvey College buildings in Barboursville into state's first and only veterans home

Other events that happened on or around 1981


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