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1739

Thomas Shepherd established a gristmill at Shepherdstown

Other events that happened on or around 1739

1792

The first gristmill was built on Big Sandy Creek

Other events that happened on or around 1792

1801

A munitions plant began production at Harpers Ferry

Other events that happened on or around 1801

1900

Water power began being used for the production of electricity in West Virginia, at Kanawha Falls

Other events that happened on or around 1900

2002

Glen Ferris ceased generating hydroelectric energy

Other events that happened on or around 2002


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