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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 MarkersFlag Raising

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Tells us about the new flag with a 35th star for New Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Hanging of David Creigh

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Tells us about a man protecting his property but yet was hanged for it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersConfederate Postal Service

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A brief outline of Civil War rebel postal services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAllen T. Caperton

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A sign telling us how Allen T. Caperton served in government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Mercer County) / Mercer County

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A two sided sign telling us about who settled in West Virginia and how Mercer county got it name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier County / Summers County

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A two sided sign telling us where the counties were formed from and what they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlderson Baptist Academy and Junior College

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A sign telling us some of the history of the school once located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier County / Nicholas County

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A two sided sign telling us where both counties were formed from and what they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSewell Mountain Campaign

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Tells of Union and Confederate forces waiting for a battle that never happened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMonroe County / West Virginia (Monroe County)

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A two sided sign telling where Monroe County was formed from and who settled the area of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Gay

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Fort Gay

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHelvetia

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A sign describing the many skills the immigrants brought to this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHelvetia

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A sign describing the many skills the immigrants brought to this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Lime

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The limestone here yields oil and natural gas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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A quick description of the trail by Andrew & Charles Lewis plus the battle they fought at Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Summers County

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A two sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLayland Mine Disaster

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Site of largest mine disaster in Fayette County.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Raleigh County

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A two sided sign telling us where the counties where formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOakwood Mine Complex

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Short history of how the Oakwood Mine Complex came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTownsend's Ferry

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Quick history about the ferry that once operated here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFight At Ramsey's Fort

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A small Union garrison located on a hill west of Kesslers Cross Lanes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMineral County / State of Maryland

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A two sided giving a brief history of Maryland and Mineral County WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: 4/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia / Frederick County VA

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A two sided sign giving a brief history for each state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: 4/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia / Virginia

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A two sided sign giving a very brief history of each state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: 4/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge

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West Virginia's oldest extant metal truss bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: 4/16/2018

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