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West Virginia Historical Markers
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A great source of pride in West Virginia's fascinating state and local history, the Mountain State's historical highway markers have attracted the interest and attention of young and old for some 65 years. The purpose of this category is to pay tribute to the history reflected in the markers in West Virginia.
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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis' Camp

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A West Virginia Historical marker placed by the West Virginia Department of Archives and History in 1979 in Iaeger.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas Smith

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A West Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Culture and History in 1979 anong US 52 near the junction with County Route 13, west of Gilbert

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJefferson County/Maryland

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Dual message marker at the state border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMonongalia High School

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A sign telling us a brief history of the African American high school located in Monongalia county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2014

last visited: 8/4/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Raleigh County

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A two sided sign telling us where these two counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGen. Robert E. Lee

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A sign telling us about General Robert E. Lee receiving his famous war horse "Traveler" while camped here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUnited Methodist Church / Meadow River Lumber Company

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A two sided sign telling us about the church structure being built of chestnut wood, and a brief history of the Lumber Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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A sign telling us about a march of the American Colonial army and the out come of the battle at Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBorder Heroes / Fort Donnally

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A two sided sign telling us about Fort Donnally and the attacks upon it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWelsh Cemetery / Pontiac's War

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A two sided sign telling us of the massacres that occurred near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Lime

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A sign telling us about the zones that produce oil and natural gas in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Civil War / Confederate Cemetery

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A two sided sign telling us how many men were furnished by the area for the Civil war and telling us about the cross shaped grave of unclaimed bodies of Confederate soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewisburg

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A sign telling us the name of the Fort that once stood here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier College / Greenbrier Hall

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A two sided sign giving us a brief history of the College that once was located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier Military School

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A sign telling us a short history of the school that the buildings were used during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMathew Arbuckle / Col. John Stuart

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A two sided sign telling about Mathew Arbuckle guiding General Andrew Lewis and about Col. John Stuart as a military and civil leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFrankford

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A sign telling us who settled here in 1769.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 8/5/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEverettville Mine Disaster

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A sign telling us how 97 coal miners lost their lives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/1/2014

last visited: 8/5/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLavinia Norman, Founder Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

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A brief history of Lavinia Norman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: 4/19/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWaugh Flour Mills

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A sign telling us about the early flour mills in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBethany Turnpike Tunnels

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A sign telling about the first highway tunnels west of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrimes Golden Apple

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Notes the location of the first Grimes Golden Apple tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFlemington

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Interesting facts about Colonel Fleming and Thomas Allen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/4/2014

last visited: 4/19/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBlakeley

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A sign telling us about the Home of John Augustine Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: 3/29/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClaymont Court

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A sign telling us who built the home here in 1820.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: 3/29/2014

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