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The survival of the White Sulphur Springs resort was ensured by the arrival of the C&O Railway

Other events that happened on or around 1869


The C&O purchased the Greenbrier Resort and developed it into a major destination

Other events that happened on or around 1910

Sep 25, 1913

With the Old White golf course and the central portion of today's hotel completed, The Greenbrier opened


The U.S. Army renamed the Greenbrier as Ashford General Hospital


General Dwight D. Eisenhower vacationed at the Greenbrier resort hospital upon returning from Europe

Other events that happened on or around 1945


The Greenbrier reopened after refurbishing by Dorothy Draper


The U.S. Government approached the C&O with proposal to build an "emergency relocation center" at the Greenbrier for reassembly of Congress

Other events that happened on or around 1956


Construction of the government bunker and the simultaneous addition of a new hotel wing were completed at the Greenbrier

Other events that happened on or around 1962

Jun 21, 1990

The Greenbrier was designated a National Historic Landmark

Other events that happened on or around June 21, 1990


A Washington Post article exposed the classified operation of the Greenbrier bunker

May 07, 2009

Jim Justice purchased the Greenbrier from CSX

Jul 02, 2010

Casino opened at Greenbrier resort

Jul 26, 2010

The Greenbrier Classic PGA golf tournament was held for the first time

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