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1827

James Blaine built a gristmill on Blaine Island

Other events that happened on or around 1827

1906

William A. MacCorkle founded the Kanawha Land Company

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1907

The Banner Glass Company relocated from Indiana to South Charleston

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1921

The Naval Ordnance Plant produced its first steel in South Charleston

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1925

Union Carbide moved to Rollin Chemical site in So. Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1925

1946

The Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital Association was chartered

1949

Union Carbide developed its technical center above its South Charleston plant

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1960

South Charleston's population peaked at 19,180

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1982

The South Charleston Recreation Center opened

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Dec 03, 1984

Union Carbide incident in plant in Bhopal, India, released cloud of MIC which killed about 3,000 people and injured more

1984

Union Carbide had a tragic industrial accident at its Bhopal, India facility

Other events that happened on or around 1984

2000

South Charleston had a population of 13,390

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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