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The Greenbrier

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1869

The survival of the White Sulphur Springs resort was ensured by the arrival of the C&O Railway

Other events that happened on or around 1869

1910

The C&O purchased the Greenbrier Resort and developed it into a major destination

Other events that happened on or around 1910

Sep 25, 1913

With the Old White golf course and the central portion of today's hotel completed, The Greenbrier opened

1942

The U.S. Army renamed the Greenbrier as Ashford General Hospital

1945

General Dwight D. Eisenhower vacationed at the Greenbrier resort hospital upon returning from Europe

Other events that happened on or around 1945

1948

The Greenbrier reopened after refurbishing by Dorothy Draper

1956

The U.S. Government approached the C&O with proposal to build an "emergency relocation center" at the Greenbrier for reassembly of Congress

Other events that happened on or around 1956

1962

Construction of the government bunker and the simultaneous addition of a new hotel wing were completed at the Greenbrier

Other events that happened on or around 1962

1992

A Washington Post article exposed the classified operation of the Greenbrier bunker

May 07, 2009

Jim Justice purchased the Greenbrier from CSX

Jul 02, 2010

Casino opened at Greenbrier resort

Jul 26, 2010

The Greenbrier Classic PGA golf tournament was held for the first time


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