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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 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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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayetteville

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This West Virginia Historical Marker is located in front of the courthouse in Fayetteville, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DukeRoom

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 8/2/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPreston County / Maryland

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A two sided sign telling us how Preston County West Virginia was named and how the state of Maryland was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: 9/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersChesapeake & Ohio 2755 Steam Locomotive

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A sign giving a brief history of the locomotive located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLogan

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Aracoma, daughter of Chief Cornstalk is buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church

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A sign telling us how the church here broke away and became a distinct church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlbright / Albright Family

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A doubled sided sign telling how the town of Albright got its name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Iron Furnace

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Casting made here were used in the Brandonville stove used by settlers west of the Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Blair Mountain

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A sign telling us about the battle between striking coal miners and the U.S. Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAsa Gray / Buffalo-Indian Trail

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A two sided sign giving a brief history of Asa Gray and noting that you can still see the remnants of a wagon road from the 1780's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 3/22/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBulltown / Bulltown Battle

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A two sided sign telling us about some battles that occurred near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 8/5/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPopulation Center

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A sign listing the location of the population center of the United States as it moved westward across West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWardensville

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A short history of events that occurred near Wardensville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOriskany Sand

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A sign telling the amount of gas produced.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOriskany Sand

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A sign telling us the amount of gas that the "Oriskany Sand" has produced in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersKeyser / Averell's Raid

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A sign telling about Averell's Raid and how many times the town of Keyser changed hands during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Bend Tunnel

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Big Bend Tunnel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VQ9JC

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt. Ralph Stewart

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A sign telling a short history about Ralph Stewart, second settler of Wyoming County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Cooke

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A sign telling a brief history of John Cooke, the first settler of Wyoming County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWar Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery

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A two sided sign telling us some the Civil War veterans buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Stone House

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A sign telling us some of the visitors to the stone house built by Richard Tyree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHalfway House

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A sign telling us a short history of the Tyree Tavern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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