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Kanawha Salt Works
Kanawha Salt Works

Kanawha Valley salt manufacturers formed the Kanawha Salt Company, the nation's first business trust, on November 10, 1817.

Learn more:
The Kanawha Salt Company
Early Industry In Kanawha County
Anne Royall's Description of Burning Spring and the Kanawha Valley Salt Industry
Front Page of the Kanawha Salt Company Agreement
Document-Based Questions

A Confederate cavalry raided Guyandotte in Cabell County.

Learn more:
"The Tragic Fate of Guyandotte"
Newspaper articles on the Raid on Guyandotte

On This Day in West Virginia History: November