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Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike


1816

The General Assembly passed an act to establish an Internal Improvement Fund and Board of Public Works

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1817

The Turnpike Act passed providing for financing and organization of canal and turnpike companies

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1823

The preliminary survey of Staunton Turnpike was made by Col. Claudius Crozet

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1826

The General Assembly changed end of Staunton Turnpike to be Parkersburg

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1831

Construction began at Staunton on turnpike

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1841

The Staunton Turnpike was placed under control of the Board of Public Works

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1843

Staunton Turnpike was completed to Beverly

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1845

The middle section of Staunton Turnpike was completed to Weston

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1847

The Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike was completed

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1850

The last bridges were made on the Staunton Turnpike

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