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1778

John Minear brought machinery for the first sawmill west of the Alleghenies

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1780

Henry St. George Tucker Sr was born

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1848

Henry St. George Tucker, Sr. died

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Mar 07, 1856

Tucker County was created by General Assembly

1860

Census counted 1,428 residents in Tucker County

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Jul 13, 1861

The Battle of Corricks Ford took place near Parsons

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Feb 07, 1871

Legislature adds small part of Barbour County to Tucker

1884

The West Virginia Central & Pittsburg was extended to Tucker County

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1893

The city of Parsons was incorporated

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1910

Tucker County population peaked at 18,675

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1919

Tucker County's school enrollment peaked at 4,144 students

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1924

The Blackwater Boom & Lumber Company closed

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1927

A planing mill in Parson became a woolen mill

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1971

The woolen mill in Parsons closed

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1984

Railroads ceased operation in Tucker County

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Nov 05, 1985

There was a major flood in Parsons

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1994

Hinchcliff Lumber Company added a scragg mill

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Jul 19, 1996

A great flood hit Parsons

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2000

Tucker County population was 7,321

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