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1748

Levi Shinn was born

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1778

Levi Shinn built a log house in Harrison County

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1785

Levi Shinn established a local gristmill in present Shinnston

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1807

Levi Shinn died

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1815

Asa Shinn laid out town lots in present Shinnston

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1852

Shinnston was chartered as a town by the General Assembly

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1899

Granville Davisson Hall wrote Daughter of the Elm

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Jun 23, 1944

A freak tornado hit Shinnston killing a total of 103 people in around the town

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1946

Meredith Sue Willis was born

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2000

Shinnston's population was 2,295

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