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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 MarkersBattle of Moorefield

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A sign describing some the the civil war activities that took place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 4/9/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSouth Branch Valley

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A sign telling us about Fort Buttermilk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 4/9/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCameron City Pool

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Unique semi~circular pool with underwater lifeguard station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Cockayne Farm

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The large farm had the town Glen Dale named after it. The farm house is on the Nation Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayetteville Town Park

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A memorial park presented to citizens of Fayetteville to honor all veterans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndirect Firing

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Site of first use of indirect artillery fire in warfare.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVandalia Cemetery

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A cemetery in Fayetteville WV contains graves of settlers and Civil War soldiers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 3/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJames C. McGrew

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Crossing 1770

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBenwood Mine Disaster

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Site of 3rd worst mine disaster in West Virginia.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVineyard Hills

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Site of vineyard owned by John Peter Kreusch.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGibson~Linn

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Gibson~Linn secured powder for defense of Fort Henry.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Washingtons

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Burial site for some of George Washington's relatives.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMount De Chantal

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Wheeling Female Academy in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Reuther

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Walter Reuther a labor leader.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHolliday's Cove

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. John's Episcopal Church

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRock Spring Park

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt John Porter / Chelsea China Company

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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

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West Virginia Historical MarkersContested County Seat

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History of contested county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGravel Hill Academy

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General history of building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Town

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General history of Old Town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeter Tarr Furnace

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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

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