Harrison County

Sierra Club: Harrison County Coal Plant Among The Nation's Deadliest

Mon Power’s Harrison Power Station in Harrison County, is one of 17 deadliest in the country, contributing to 122 premature deaths a year because of particulate matter.

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October 15, 1850: Virginia Constitutional Convention

On October 15, 1850, Joseph Johnson of Harrison County called the Virginia Constitutional Convention, in order to address concerns that Western Virginia (now West Virginia) was under-represented in state government.

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June 23, 1944: 103 People Die in State's Deadliest Tornado Outbreak

On June 23, 1944, the deadliest tornado outbreak in West Virginia history nearly destroyed the Harrison County community of Shinnston. Sixty-six people…

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