The Industries of Hampshire County
Throughtout its history Hampshire County has had several industries that have been important to our economy. This page is a gateway to information about those industries.
This section is a work in progress. As always, we invite submissions for this section that can include photos, articles or background information. History is a community affair: it takes a community to make it; it takes a community to save it!
Lumber see article: Comments on Freight
Mills, sawmills, grist mills, etc.
Liquor Industry - more to come
Check Index for old articles
- 1830 1st stage line from Winchester to Capon Bridge established
- by 1834 the Northwestern Pike reached Romney; by 1838 it reached Parkersburg on the western edge of the state.