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First iron furnace in West Virginia was established by Thomas Mayberry at Bloomery near present Harpers Ferry; the Quaker William Vestal erected Vestal's Bloomery near the Shenandoah River in present Jefferson County; iron industry develops

Other events that happened on or around 1742


The Shenandoah Bloomery property passed to the Fairfax family

Other events that happened on or around 1760

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