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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 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: never

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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: never

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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: never

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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: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersStar Lodge No. 1 / Old Stone House

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A two sided sign telling us about one of the oldest buildings in Charles Town and the fact that two African-American organizations bought the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFreedom's Call

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A short text about defiance toward Lord Dunmore in 1775.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall Memorial Boulevard

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A sign telling us about the many lives lost in the 1970 plane crash.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: 3/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall Memorial Boulevard

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A sign telling us about the many lives lost in the 1970 plane crash.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2014

last visited: 3/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Liberty

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Marker giving brief history of West Liberty, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCampbell Cemetery - Bethany, West Virginia

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Marker for historic cemetery where many members of the Campbell family and early leaders of the Disciples of Christ and Bethany College are buried.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlexander Campbell - Bethany, West Virginia

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Marker about religious leader of the Disciples of Christ and his former home near Bethany, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBethany - Rice's Fort

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Marker giving early history of Bethany, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBethany - Bethany College

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Marker giving brief history of the town of Bethany and Bethany College.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWellsburg Wharf

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Maker giving history of wharf area in Wellsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMiller's Tavern

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Marker for historic tavern now museum in Wellsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForman Massacre

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A sign telling about the ambush of Captain William Forman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRosby's Rock

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Near here the B & O Railroad joined the Baltimore and Wheeling railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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George Washington owned 587 acres here, sold it in 1798.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBaker's Station

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Site of John Baker blockhouse and the near by graves him and Jon Wetzel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersZachary Taylor / George Rogers Clark

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A sign telling a short history of things George Rogers Clark did here, and Zachary Taylor's steamer became blocked by ice here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMason-Dixon Line

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A sign telling about the famous line between free and slave states.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAdena Burial Mound

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A sign telling about the vast number of burial mounds how they were destroyed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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