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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 MarkersNellis / Armco Coal

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A two sided sign telling us when Nellis was founded that Armco coal company acquired Nellis coal company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeytona

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A brief history of William Madison Peyton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClay

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A sign telling about about apples produced in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSid Hatfield / McDowell County Courthouse

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A two sided sign telling about Sid Hatfild in the Matewan Massacre and how he was later murdered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWelch

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Welch incorporated in 1893 named for Captain I.A. Welch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBartley Mine Disaster

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Ninety one miners died here January 10, 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBushwhackers in McDowell

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In June of 1862, company D visited the area but did not battle anyone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCarswell Mining Complex

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Mining at Carswell started in 1914 and killed many men.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElizabeth Simpson Drewry

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First black woman elected to West Virginia legislature in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJordan Nelson's Coal Bank

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Tells about selling coal for 1 cent a bushel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBramwell / Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co.

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A two sided sign telling us a brief history of the town of Bramwell and about the 1st shipment of coal from the Pocahontas coal field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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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.

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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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