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Battle of Blair Mountain


1921

Armed coal miners Kanawha Valley, Boone, Fayette, Mingo, McDowell and Logan gathered at Marmet

Aug 24, 1921

Miners' March set out from Marmet

Other events that happened on or around August 24, 1921

Aug 25, 1921

Miners began arriving at Blair Mountain in northern Logan County

Other events that happened on or around August 25, 1921

Aug 26, 1921

Billy Mitchell and the 88th squadron arrived in Charleston

Aug 31, 1921

John Wilburn's group of miners met armed members of Sheriff Chafin's party on Blair Mountain

Other events that happened on or around August 31, 1921

Sep 01, 1921

The miners had captured half of the 25-mile mountain ridge and began descent upon Logan

Mar, 2009

Blair Mountain was added to the National Register of Historic Places

Dec 30, 2009

Blair Mountain was removed from the National Register due to a procedural error

Jun 27, 2018

Blair Mountain was reinstated to the National Register of Historic Places


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