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1777

Isaac Ballengee received a land grant in the area of Hinton

Other events that happened on or around 1777

1871

Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad purchased the land on which Hinton was built

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1874

Hinton was laid out and lots sold

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1880

Hinton was incorporated

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1892

The C&O completed a roundhouse with 17 engine stalls and a car shop of 40 cars in Hinton

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1949

The construction of Bluestone Dam on the New River was completed

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1984

The Hinton Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places

Other events that happened on or around 1984


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