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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 MarkersPringle Tree

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This sign is located within the fenced area next to the Pringle tree that housed John and Samuel Pringle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 7/6/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJ. R. Clifford

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A sign telling us what J.R. Clifford was involved with during his lifetime.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVeterans Administration Center

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A sign telling how the center received its name and when it opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRandolph / Webster County

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A two sided sign telling us where the counties were formed from and how they were named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndian Mound

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A sign telling about a nearby unexcavated burial mound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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A marker noting the land boundaries of a land patent issued to President George Washington. Located on the southern boundary of his estate the marker is found on the bank of the Kanawha River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: 10/17/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Sellers

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A early fort built by Elias Sellers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Ashby

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Fort Ashby, one in the chain of Indian forts built by George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBerkeley Springs Sanitarium

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A sign telling about the healing springs found here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCalhoun / Clay County

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A two sided sign telling when and where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCeredo ~ Kenova

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Tells when this town was settled and how it was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Wayne County) / Kentucky

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A sign telling how Kentucky was named and how West Virginia was a line of defense during the French and Indian War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall Plane Crash Site

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A sign telling us about the worst sports related air tragedy in U. S. history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVeterans Administration Hospital

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A sign telling us about a local hospital built for the care and rehabilitation of American war veterans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUnion Baptist Church

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A sign telling how the church building was used during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMud River Covered Bridge

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A sign telling who designed and built the bridge over Mud River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMount Bethel Church

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A sign telling about the background of this church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Pocahontas County) / Virginia

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West Virginia settled by Germans and Scotch~Irish. Virginia one of the 13 original colonies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Lime

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Oli and natural gas of the Greenbrier Limestone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRider Gap

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10,000 Confederates camped here in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDenmar State Hospital

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Denmar Sanitarium established in 1938 to treat African Americans with tuberculosis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Brick Church

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Tygart's Valley Presbyterian Church built in 1820, destroyed by Union soldiers in 1862~1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBishop Asbury

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Bishop Francis Asbury a famed Methodist circuit rider.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBeverly

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Beverly settled in 1753 by Files and Tygart familes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLemuel Chenoweth

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West Virginia's most famous builder and designer of covered bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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