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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 MarkersFormation of the Southern Methodist Church - QA15

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Marker with information on the formation of the Southern Methodist Church in Petersburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/29/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersGeneral Lee's Headquarters - QA7

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Marker giving information about General Lee's headquarter in Petersburg during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/29/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFolly Castle - QA1

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Marker for historic house in Petersburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/28/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersTwo Noted Homes - QA14

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Marker with information on two historic homes in Petersburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersSt. Paul's Church - QA10

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Marker giving information on historic Episcopal church in Petersburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCorling's Corner - QA26

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Historical marker indicating where enslaved individuals were rented out for a year in Petersburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWestover Church - V14

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Marker with history of early church in the Charles City, Virginia area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPiney Grove and E.A. Saunders - V23

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Marker with information about historic home near Charles City, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPaspahegh Indians - V50

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Marker with information on Native American tribe and their often violent interaction with early English settlers on the Virginia Capital Trail near Charles City, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWowinchapunche - V52

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Historical marker with information on an American Indian chief, his tribe and interaction with early English settlers, located along the Virginia Capital Trail near Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThird Battle of Winchester

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Marker outlining the events surrounding Gen Jubal Early's Confederate forces during the third battle on 19 September, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPennington Gap

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Virginia Conservation Association in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWise County/Russell County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFrances Dickenson Scott Johnson

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

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2016

last visited: never

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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: 4/21/2016

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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 Regular 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: 4/21/2016

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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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