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1848

Joseph H. Gill surveyed the Guyandotte River from its mouth to Gilbert Creek

Other events that happened on or around 1848

1874

Congress ordered a survey of the Guyandotte River

Other events that happened on or around 1874

1878

Congress provided money to have the remnants of the old dams cleared on the Guyandotte River

Other events that happened on or around 1878

1904

Railroads reached the Guyandotte River area

Other events that happened on or around 1904

Jan 29, 1957

Record flood destroyed much of the Guyandotte area, leading to calls for dam building

Mar 12, 1963

Guyandotte River at Logan reached a record 34.98 feet, more than 11 feet above flood stage

Mar 07, 1967

Guyandotte River crested at 31.65 feet, more than eight feet above flood stage

1980

The R. D. Bailey Dam was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1980


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