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"Time Trail,
West Virginia"
Business & Industry


September 16, 1795: Harpers Ferry Armory

September 25, 1913: The Greenbrier Hotel

November 10, 1817: Kanawha Salt Company--1st salt trust

November 25, 1927: Life of geologist I. C. White & the oil industry

December 12, 1975: Original Shoney's Restaurant closes

December 31, 1901: Life of coal baron Isaac T. Mann

January 12, 1967: Governor Hulett Smith initiates strip mining reforms

February 5, 1974: The energy crisis

May 15, 1880: 1st telephone exchange in West Virginia (Wheeling)


"Time Trail, West Virginia"

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