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Virginia Historical Markers
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Almost every driver on Virginia’s roadways has seen one. The state sponsored markers are tall, silver historical highway markers. In addition there are historical markers sponsored by municipalities, counties, and various organizations such as the DAR. All together there are many more than 2,000 of them bringing bits of history to motorists in Virginia.
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Virginia Historical MarkersEarly Settlers in Russell County

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A Virginia Historical Marker erected in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersScott County / Lee County

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Historical Recources in 2003.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/8/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersDorton's Fort

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Historic Resources in 2004.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersOld Russell County Courthouse

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed in 1986 by the Department of Conservation and Historic Resources.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/22/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWise County

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed in 2003 by the Department of Historic Resources.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/22/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Colter

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John Colter traveled from Virginia, signed on the Corps as a Kentuckian, then to Montana and returned to Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersDecoy Airfield

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Marker describing a fake airfield located here during WWII. The decoy was designed to protect Byrd Airfield (now Richmond International Airport) in the case of an aerial assault.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersSecond Prince William County Courthouse

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In 1745 the second Prince William County Courthouse was built near here along Cedar Run.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member debfrost08

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/11/2014

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFirst County Seat

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Grayson County Courthouse was located here before being moved to Independence in 1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FRESH AIR53

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWestmoreland Association

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The Stamp Act was a tax imposed by the British on the colonies, requiring printed materials be produced on stamped paper produced in London. The sign is about the protests of this tax.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersManassas

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A sign telling us how Manassas got its name and some of the Civil War battles near there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 2/27/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersGreen Spring

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This 1927 marker tells of the home of Governor Sir William Berkeley, which was located near Jamestown and which is now an archeological site owned by the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 10/9/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersSpencer's Ordinary

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This 1950 marker commemorates a Revolutionary War battle and is one of three markers outside an outlet store on Richmond Road north of Williamsburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 10/9/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersSix-Mile Ordinary

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This 1998 marker is one of three markers outside an outlet store on Richmond Road north of Williamsburg, Virginia. All relate to activities around 1781.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 10/9/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersPound Gap

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A Virginia Department of Historic Resources roadside marker along Highway US 23 near the Virginia and Kentucky borders in Pound Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWise County / Dickenson County

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A Virginia Historical Marker at the Wise and Dickenson County line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersClintwood

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A Virginia Historical Roadside Marker in Clintwood, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Mullins

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A Virginia Historical Roadside Marker in Clintwood, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFrancis Gary Powers ~ U2 Pilot

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A Virginia Department of Historical Resources roadside marker honoring Francis Gary Powers who was raised here in Pound and graduated from Grundy High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersVirginia Patrick County / North Carolina

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Z232 - Virginia Patrick County / North Carolina on Hwy 8 at the Va./NC border

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLafayette At Petersburg

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Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number 26-S.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/11/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWarwick Hotel 1883-1961

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Erected 1986 by Newport News Historical Committee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Victory Arch

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Erected 1967 by Newport News Historical Committee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Hill

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Erected 1984 by Bethel Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLangley Field: Creating an Air Force

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Erected 2005 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WY 96.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: 12/27/2013

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