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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 MarkersFirst Poles Arrive

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia / Alleghany County

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A two sided sign telling us where Alleghnay County was formed from and when West Virginia became a state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2016

last visited: 2/4/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersAlleghany County Virginia / West Virginia

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A two sided sign telling us where Alleghnay County was formed from and when West Virginia became a state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: 2/4/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersAnna Marie Lane--Soldier Of The American Revolution

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"Perhaps a native of New Hampshire, Anna Maria Lane followed her husband, John Lane, who enlisted in the Continental army in 1776 and served in the campaigns in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Georgia."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Mitchell, Jr., "Fighting Editor"

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"Although he has largely receded from the public consciousness, John Mitchell Jr., the editor and publisher of the Richmond Planet, was well known to many black, and not a few white, Americans in his day."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLottie Moon

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"Charlotte Digges "Lottie" Moon was a Southern Baptist missionary to China with the Foreign Mission Board who spent nearly forty years living and working in China." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAugusta County/Nelson County

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed by Virginia Historic Landmarks in 1982 in Rockfish Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2015

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFirst English Thanksgiving In Virginia

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This Historical Marker commemorates The First Thanksgiving in Virginia in 1619.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersGrayson County/North Carolina

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A state line marker between North Carolina and Grayson County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersSt. Paul's Church

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One in a grouping of three markers on VA 3 west of King George.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersFranklin County/Bedford County

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This is located wholly in Bedford County as the county line is in the middle of the Roanoke River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersWise

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A descriptive account about the town of Wise that was originally called Big Glades and followed by Gladesville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersPeyton Guyn Hale

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A member of the House of Delegates and State Senate in the 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersIntermediate Defenses

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Richmond's Defense line near where Kilpatrick halted his raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersBelleview

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Major John Reed's pioneer home near Martinsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersSeashore State Park

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The original name for First Landing State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Great Dismal Swamp

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A marker for the swamp that covered more than one million acres at one time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 5/26/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersBristol Iron Works

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A marker about an iron works that was located on the Rappahannock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersHenry County/Franklin County

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A county line marker in the median of US 220.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersKing George County/Westmoreland County

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A county line marker southeast of King George.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersNorth Bend

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This marker tells about North Bend plantation that was built by the sister of President William Henry Harrison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersKittiewan and Doctor Rickman

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A marker about Kittiewan Plantation and its owner during the Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersHistory of Oak Grove

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George Washington went to school nearby among other bits of history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersGettysburg Campaign

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A marker along Ewell's path toward Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersHanover Baptist Church

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A marker for the oldest Baptist Church in King George County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 3/29/2015

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