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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 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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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Wetzel County

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A two sided sign telling where the counties were formed from and who they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVan Camp

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A sign giving a short history of the Van Camp family in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNew Martinsville

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A sign telling who settled the area and who the town is named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBrickyard Bend - New Cumberland, West Virginia

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Marker with history of brick yards along WV Hwy 2 near New Cumberland, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCoketon Colored School

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A sign telling us the background of a segregated school once located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Sands

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A sign telling us what the "salt sands" produce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFairfax Stone

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The Fairfax stone was a corner of Lord Fairfax's vast estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPreston County / Pennsylvania

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A sign telling us where Preston County was formed from and who Pennsylvania was named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: 11/10/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeter Burr House

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A sign telling us about one of the state's oldest frame structures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: 11/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeneral William Darke

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A sign telling us about General William Darke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: 11/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohnsontown

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A sign telling us about the first free black community in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: 11/2/2013

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