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Blennerhassett Island


1680

Occupation of prehistoric Indians on Blennerhasett Island ended

Other events that happened on or around 1680

1765

First mention of Blennerhassett Island in journal of Indian trader George Croghan

Other events that happened on or around 1765

1766

Blennerhassett Island was called Nemacolin's Island after the Delaware chief's cabin was found on the island

Other events that happened on or around 1766

1798

Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett settled on Blennerhassett Island

Other events that happened on or around 1798

1886

Park was built on the upper end of Blennerhassett Island

Other events that happened on or around 1886


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