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Aftermath of the Shinnston Tornado
Aftermath of the Shinnston Tornado


On June 23, 1944, a powerful tornado struck north central West Virginia, killing more than one hundred people.

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"Shinnston Buries Her Beloved Dead"
Shinnston Tornado
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On This Day in West Virginia History: June

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