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city (1990 pop. 18,059), seat of Harrison co., N central W.Va., at the confluence of Elk Creek and the West Fork of the Monongahela River; inc. 1795. It is an industrial and shipping center for an area of coal mines, oil and natural gas fields, and grazing lands. Glass and fabricated metal products, welding and transportation equipment, and machinery are manufactured. The city was an important Union supply base in the Civil War, and remains of Union earthworks are preserved in Lowndes Hill park. Clarksburg is the birthplace of Stonewall JacksonJackson, Stonewall
(Thomas Jonathan Jackson), 1824–63, Confederate general, b. Clarksburg, Va. (now W.Va.), grad. West Point, 1846. Like a Stone Wall
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; a plaque designates the site. Salem International Univ. and the FBI fingerprint data center are outside the city.
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New England Development President Douglass Karp said, "We are delighted to fulfill our promise to the many citizens of Clarksburg and officials of Montgomery County and the state of Maryland who have supported us over the last three years of planning and approvals, by starting construction on this exciting retail project.
Clarksburg staff work closely with the US Department of Defence, who run a major programme to collect biometric data from terror suspects in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The City of Clarksburg was honored to be one of the first cities to participate in this great discount program and to provide tangible benefits to our residents," said Martin Howe, Clarksburg city manager.
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The Clarksburg story was one of several experiences shared at the conference of how US communities have encouraged mutual respect and real dialogue between different cultures and colours.
Fazalare is a community outreach specialist for the FBI's Criminal Justice In formation Services Division in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
In June 1794, at the age of nineteen, Clemmens married Barbara Carpenter, a woman whom he had met in the vicinity of Clarksburg.
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Miller will open the newest Dickey's Barbecue Pit in West Virginia in the Clarksburg community.
and NLC Immediate Past President James Hunt, councilmember, Clarksburg, W.
The new network coverage comprises the West Virginia towns of Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Enterprise, Grafton, Lost Creek, Maken, Pruntytown, Salem and Stonewood.