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Mile 34
Hurricane CMP Hurricane was so named by a party of surveyors commissioned by George Washington. As the sun was slowly rising, cutting through the fog of an early spring day, they noted in their journal that all the trees at the mouth of the creek were bent in the same direction, and they called the location “the place of the hurricane.” The creek became known as Hurricane Creek because of this p...
Mile 34
Putnam County CMP Formed in 1848 and named for General Israel Putnam, a Revolutionary War hero, Putnam County is proud of its rich history. Situated between West Virginia’s largest metropolitan areas of Charleston and Huntington, and one of the fastest growing counties in West Virginia, it is known as an economically progressive county with much to offer new businesses and new residents. It has a...