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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 MarkersBluefield State Teachers College

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A sign giving a brief history of the college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State College

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A sign telling us the history of the colleges name changes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County / Wyoming County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHome of Jack Warhop

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Babe Ruth's first two major league home runs were hit off of this pitcher.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSite of Mark Twain High School

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Site of school Robert C. Byrd attended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGiles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike

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A quick,description of the route of the turnpike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHinton

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A short history of the Hinton WV area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersKellian V. Whaley

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Kellian Whaley one of the first three men to represent the new state of WV in Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Atkeson's Gate

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Describes a four hour battle that occurred here in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCaptain John Hereford / Mercer's Bottom

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A two sided sign telling about two officers in the Revolutionary Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBuffalo Academy

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Tells about the short history of the school until the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMay Moore Mound

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A quick statement about burial mounds in the area constructed by the Adena people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas Hannan

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A quick history about Thomas Hannan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical Markers"Coin" Harvey / "Lawnvale"

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A two side sign telling us about William Hope Harvey and Dr. T.C. Atkeson

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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Describes a Tract of land purchased by George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDunmore's Camp

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A sign about a camp, a river crossing and a killing at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVaucluse

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A quick history of the town Vaucluse WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPack's Ferry

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A short Civil War battle occurred here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNapoleon Bonaparte French

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A quick history of Napoleon French.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam French Home

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A short history of William French.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJordan's Chapel

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Short history of church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNeely "Plantation"

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A short history of the Neely family and Pipestem State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersConcord University

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A short history of Concord University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHardy County / Virginia

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Double sided sign at the West Virginia / Virginia border. West Virginia sign tells where the county was formed from and the Virginia sign tells who the state was named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: 8/7/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Beaver Creek Ancient Fortification

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A sign noting an ancient stone fortification.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2017

last visited: 5/31/2017

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