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Jefferson County, West Virginia

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that helped shape the county’s and nation’s history!

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#OnThisDay in 1732, George Washington was born. These 12 stamps were made to commemorate Washington’s Bicentennial in 1932. Each stamp shows an image of Washington taken from a painting or engraving.

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#FlashbackFriday to an aerial view of Ranson taken in February 1950.

Visible in the photograph are Victor Products (top left), A. D. Goetz house and Ranson Municipal Building (top center), Peterkin Hall and Charles Town General Hospital (right center), First Avenue, Second Avenue, and Preston Street.

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