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in West Virginia Historical Markers
A sign giving a short history of the Van Camp family in this area.
posted by: Paintedwarrior
location: West Virginia
date approved: 2/18/2014
last visited: 3/1/2014
A sign telling who settled the area and who the town is named after.
Brickyard Bend - New Cumberland, West Virginia
Marker with history of brick yards along WV Hwy 2 near New Cumberland, West Virginia.
posted by: BruceS
date approved: 2/17/2014
last visited: 8/18/2014
Coketon Colored School
A sign telling us the background of a segregated school once located here.
date approved: 12/9/2013
last visited: 12/14/2013
A sign telling us what the "salt sands" produce.
The Fairfax stone was a corner of Lord Fairfax's vast estate.
Preston County / Pennsylvania
A sign telling us where Preston County was formed from and who Pennsylvania was named after.
date approved: 11/4/2013
last visited: 11/10/2013
Peter Burr House
A sign telling us about one of the state's oldest frame structures.
date approved: 10/30/2013
last visited: 11/2/2013
General William Darke
A sign telling us about General William Darke
A sign telling us about the first free black community in West Virginia.
This West Virginia Historical Marker is located in front of the courthouse in Fayetteville, WV.
posted by: DukeRoom
date approved: 10/22/2013
last visited: 8/2/2004
Preston County / Maryland
A two sided sign telling us how Preston County West Virginia was named and how the state of Maryland was named.
date approved: 9/22/2013
last visited: 9/24/2013
Chesapeake & Ohio 2755 Steam Locomotive
A sign giving a brief history of the locomotive located here.
date approved: 9/9/2013
last visited: 9/14/2013
Aracoma, daughter of Chief Cornstalk is buried here.
Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church
A sign telling us how the church here broke away and became a distinct church.
Albright / Albright Family
A doubled sided sign telling how the town of Albright got its name.
Old Iron Furnace
Casting made here were used in the Brandonville stove used by settlers west of the Ohio River.
Battle of Blair Mountain
A sign telling us about the battle between striking coal miners and the U.S. Army.
Asa Gray / Buffalo-Indian Trail
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.
date approved: 9/4/2013
last visited: 3/22/2014
Bulltown / Bulltown Battle
A two sided sign telling us about some battles that occurred near here.
last visited: 8/5/2014
A sign listing the location of the population center of the United States as it moved westward across West Virginia.
date approved: 8/26/2013
last visited: 8/30/2013
A short history of events that occurred near Wardensville.
A sign telling the amount of gas produced.
A sign telling us the amount of gas that the "Oriskany Sand" has produced in West Virginia.
Keyser / Averell's Raid
A sign telling about Averell's Raid and how many times the town of Keyser changed hands during the civil war.
last visited: 9/1/2004
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