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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 MarkersBig Lime And Big Injun Sands

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A sign describing the products that the limestone yielded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 8/12/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Beeler

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A brief history of Fort Beeler

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Wetzel

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A brief history of early American settlers of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County/Ohio County

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A brief history regarding two of West Virginia's northern counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUpshur / Lewis County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUpshur / Webster County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCleveland

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A sign with the same information on both sides telling us when the area was settled and how it received its name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A

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A two sided sign telling us how Fort Pickens came to be and the many battles that Company A was engaged in.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Sulphur Spring

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A sign telling of what occurred near this rest stop for water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison County

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A sign with the same information on both sides telling about the formation of Harrison County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersStalnaker Cabin Site & Cemetery

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Jacob Stalnaker built a log cabin nearby in 1795, one of the earliest in Randolph County.

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 MarkersThe Conley Graves

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Nearby burial place of Darby Conley family that were killed in 1777.

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 MarkersElkwater / Col. J. A. Washington

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Two sided sign telling us about trenches, Indian forts, 4-h club and Col. John Augustine Washington.

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 MarkersLee's Headquarters

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A sign pointing out that General Robert E. Lee maintained headquarters here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersValley Head

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A sign telling us about various people killed near here during Indian raids.

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 MarkersBeverly Covered Bridge

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A sign giving the history of the Beverly Covered Bridge.

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 MarkersBuckhannon / Frontier Days

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A two sided sign telling how Buckhannon was named and about the Pringle Tree.

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 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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