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1748

George Washington arrived in Morgan County to survey land for Lord Fairfax

Dec 06, 1776

The Virginia House of Burgesses established Bath (Berkeley Springs)

1815

Roman Bath house constructed in Morgan County at Berkeley Springs State Park

Other events that happened on or around 1815

Mar 16, 1820

Morgan County was created from Hampshire and Berkeley Counties

1885

The Berkeley Castle was built as a summer cottage

Other events that happened on or around 1885

1892

The Berkeley Springs springs were developed as the town water supply

Other events that happened on or around 1892

1929

Bath Square became Berkeley Springs State Park

Other events that happened on or around 1929

1933

Cacapon State Park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps

Other events that happened on or around 1933

1937

The first Tomato Festival occurred

1974

The first annual Apple Butter Festival was held at Berkeley Springs State Park

Other events that happened on or around 1974

1996

Governor Gaston Caperton's family bought Seely Pine Furniture

Other events that happened on or around 1996

2000

Morgan County had a population of 14,943

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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