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West Virginia (Pocahontas County) / Virginia
in West Virginia Historical Markers
West Virginia settled by Germans and Scotch~Irish. Virginia one of the 13 original colonies.
posted by: Paintedwarrior
location: West Virginia
date approved: 5/16/2013
last visited: never
Oli and natural gas of the Greenbrier Limestone.
10,000 Confederates camped here in 1861.
Denmar State Hospital
Denmar Sanitarium established in 1938 to treat African Americans with tuberculosis.
Old Brick Church
Tygart's Valley Presbyterian Church built in 1820, destroyed by Union soldiers in 1862~1863.
Bishop Francis Asbury a famed Methodist circuit rider.
Beverly settled in 1753 by Files and Tygart familes.
West Virginia's most famous builder and designer of covered bridges.
A sign telling about Benjamin Wilson.
Wilson Fort built here in 1772, first county court met here.
Tells about Gen. Robert L. Lee's camp near here.
date approved: 5/12/2013
last visited: 5/11/2013
Pocahontas County / Randolph County
Tells where both counties from formed from.
Tells how the area got it name.
Harrison County / Taylor County
A two sided sign telling when and where the counties were formed from.
date approved: 4/22/2013
last visited: 4/27/2013
Tells about the character "Randolph Mason" that Melville Davisson Post created.
Barbour County / Harrison County
Barbour County / Upshur County
Tells who lived in the house built by John Hays.
date approved: 3/26/2013
last visited: 3/30/2013
Tells who the town was named after.
Tells about the cabin and how the area got its name.
West Virginia (Berkeley County) / Virginia
Tells who first settled West Virginia and who Virginia was named after.
Tells about the mansion and how it was used during the Civil War.
date approved: 3/25/2013
Ruins of St. George's Chapel
Tells about the history of the chapel.
Tells about the mansion built by John and Lucy.
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