Skip Navigation

Sign In or Register


Collis P. Huntington

Oct 22, 1821

Collis Potter Huntington was born in Harwinton, Connecticut


C. P. Huntington went to California with the gold rush to sell supplies to miners

Other events that happened on or around 1848


Collis P. Huntington persuaded Congress to designate the Central Pacific as the western half of the transcontinental railroad

Other events that happened on or around 1862

Nov 23, 1869

Collis P. Huntington purchased the struggling Chesapeake & Ohio Railway


Huntington was founded by Collis P. Huntington

Other events that happened on or around 1871

Aug 13, 1900

Collis P. Huntington died

View Articles by Existing Key Dates or Specify Your Own Date Range

West Virginia Humanities Council | 1310 Kanawha Blvd E | Charleston, WV 25301 Ph. 304-346-8500 | © 2024 All Rights Reserved

About e-WV | Our Sponsors | Help & Support | Contact Us The essential guide to the Mountain State can be yours today! Click here to order.