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Harman Blennerhassett

On January 4, 1808, Harman Blennerhassett was released from prison after being found "not guilty" of treason for his role in the Aaron Burr conspiracy.

Learn more:
Birth of Harman Blennerhassett
"Chronicle of the Life of Harman Blennerhassett"
Sources on Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett
"Ohio River Baroness Returns to Her Early 18th Century Home"
Document-Based Questions

January 4: Stephen Benton Elkins

On This Day in West Virginia History: January

West Virginia Archives and History