Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
West Virginia Historical Markers
Description:
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.
Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]
Currently displaying West Virginia Historical Markers

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 884 Page: 2 of 36 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Image for James C. McGrewview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersJames C. McGrew

in West Virginia Historical Markers

A Preston county businessman who helped create the statehood movement in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/22/2018

last visited: never

Image for George Washington Crossing 1770view gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Crossing 1770

in West Virginia Historical Markers

George Washington crossed here to look at land he wished to own.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Marshall County / Ohio Countyview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

in West Virginia Historical Markers

A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Marshall County / Ohio Countyview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

in West Virginia Historical Markers

A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Benwood Mine Disasterview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersBenwood Mine Disaster

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Site of 3rd worst mine disaster in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Vineyard Hillsview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersVineyard Hills

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Site of vineyard owned by John Peter Kreusch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Gibson~Linnview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersGibson~Linn

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Gibson~Linn secured powder for defense of Fort Henry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for The Washingtonsview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Washingtons

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Burial site for some of George Washington's relatives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Mount De Chantalview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersMount De Chantal

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Wheeling Female Academy in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Walter Reutherview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Reuther

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Walter Reuther a labor leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Holliday's Coveview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersHolliday's Cove

in West Virginia Historical Markers

A sign telling about Fort Holliday.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for St. John's Episcopal Churchview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. John's Episcopal Church

in West Virginia Historical Markers

First Episcopal Church west of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Rock Spring Parkview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersRock Spring Park

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Named for natural spring used by George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Capt John Porter / Chelsea China Companyview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt John Porter / Chelsea China Company

in West Virginia Historical Markers

John Porter developer of New Cumberland and founder of china factory on Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Contested County Seatview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersContested County Seat

in West Virginia Historical Markers

History of contested county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Gravel Hill Academyview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersGravel Hill Academy

in West Virginia Historical Markers

General history of building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Old Townview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Town

in West Virginia Historical Markers

General history of Old Town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Peter Tarr Furnaceview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersPeter Tarr Furnace

in West Virginia Historical Markers

First blast furnace west of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Three Springs Churchview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersThree Springs Church

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Original log Three Springs Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Logan Massacreview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersLogan Massacre

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Site of the killing of Chief Logan's family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Fort Deckerview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Decker

in West Virginia Historical Markers

A fort built by John Decker in 1774

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for New Cumberlandview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersNew Cumberland

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Near hear graves of early settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Ohio Riverview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersOhio River

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Ohio River brought supplies to and from New Cumberland, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Brickyard Bendview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersBrickyard Bend

in West Virginia Historical Markers

General background of brick industry in area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

Image for Bluefield State Teachers Collegeview gallery
Log it!

West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State Teachers College

in West Virginia Historical Markers

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

Total Records: 884 Page: 2 of 36 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)