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Preston County / Pennsylvania
in West Virginia Historical Markers
A sign telling us where Preston County was formed from and who Pennsylvania was named after.
posted by: Paintedwarrior
location: West Virginia
date approved: 11/4/2013
last visited: 11/10/2013
Peter Burr House
A sign telling us about one of the state's oldest frame structures.
date approved: 10/30/2013
last visited: 11/2/2013
General William Darke
A sign telling us about General William Darke
A sign telling us about the first free black community in West Virginia.
This West Virginia Historical Marker is located in front of the courthouse in Fayetteville, WV.
posted by: DukeRoom
date approved: 10/22/2013
last visited: 10/19/2013
Preston County / Maryland
A two sided sign telling us how Preston County West Virginia was named and how the state of Maryland was named.
date approved: 9/22/2013
last visited: 9/24/2013
Chesapeake & Ohio 2755 Steam Locomotive
A sign giving a brief history of the locomotive located here.
date approved: 9/9/2013
last visited: 9/14/2013
Aracoma, daughter of Chief Cornstalk is buried here.
Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church
A sign telling us how the church here broke away and became a distinct church.
Albright / Albright Family
A doubled sided sign telling how the town of Albright got its name.
Old Iron Furnace
Casting made here were used in the Brandonville stove used by settlers west of the Ohio River.
Battle of Blair Mountain
A sign telling us about the battle between striking coal miners and the U.S. Army.
Asa Gray / Buffalo-Indian Trail
A two sided sign giving a brief history of Asa Gray and noting that you can still see the remnants of a wagon road from the 1780's.
date approved: 9/4/2013
last visited: never
Bulltown / Bulltown Battle
A two sided sign telling us about some battles that occurred near here.
A sign listing the location of the population center of the United States as it moved westward across West Virginia.
date approved: 8/26/2013
last visited: 8/30/2013
A short history of events that occurred near Wardensville.
A sign telling the amount of gas produced.
A sign telling us the amount of gas that the "Oriskany Sand" has produced in West Virginia.
Keyser / Averell's Raid
A sign telling about Averell's Raid and how many times the town of Keyser changed hands during the civil war.
Big Bend Tunnel
posted by: VQ9JC
Capt. Ralph Stewart
A sign telling a short history about Ralph Stewart, second settler of Wyoming County.
date approved: 8/25/2013
A sign telling a brief history of John Cooke, the first settler of Wyoming County.
War Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery
A two sided sign telling us some the Civil War veterans buried here.
Old Stone House
A sign telling us some of the visitors to the stone house built by Richard Tyree.
A sign telling us a short history of the Tyree Tavern.
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