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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 Germans At Jamestown

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A marker noting the arrival of Germans in Jamestown, Virginia in 1608.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersFirst Africans In English America

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A marker noting the first documented slaves sold in English America in August 1619.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersJamestown Road

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A marker noting the early road between Jamestown and Middle Plantation that later became Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersJamestown

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A marker noting the first permanent English colony in North America. Jamestown was founded in 1607 by members of the Virginia Company of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersPocahontas

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A marker noting the life accomplishments of Matoaka, better known to many as Pocahontas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersSamuel H. Yonge, Civil Engineer (1843~1935)

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A marker noting the contributions of Civil Engineer Samuel H Yonge who designed and constructed works that protected the historic Jamestown Island from erosion by the James River saving an important piece of American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersChurch on the Main

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Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-46.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersGreen Spring Road

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Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-42.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Green Spring

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Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-39.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersGovernor's Land

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Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-41.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersLittletown

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Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-48.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFirst Balloon Flight in Virginia

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This historical marker is located on the campus of The College of William and Mary at the intersection of Richmond Road and Stadium Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersIndian School at the College of William & Mary

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The College of William & Mary established a school to educate young Indian men in 1697.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Roberson

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2008

last visited: 6/22/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersWashington - Rochambeau Route

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This historical marker is located on Route 60 south of airport road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersQuarterpath Road - Williamsburg, VA

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Quarterpath Road began in the 1650s as a dirt path to one of James Bray's properties, but became a primary route to transport goods to Williamsburg while it was Virginia's capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 4/14/2004

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Virginia Historical MarkersPeninsula Campaign

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During the Peninsula Campaign of 1862, both Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan led their armies to Richmond on the road now known as Pocahontas Trail - U.S. 60.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/6/2010

last visited: 4/14/2004

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Virginia Historical MarkersWhitaker's House

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Erected 1974 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number W 45.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/1/2013

last visited: 3/4/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersChippokes Plantation

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Chippokes Plantation is now a state park dedicated to depicting life during the colonial period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2007

last visited: 11/20/2010

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Virginia Historical MarkersHistory on Crouch's Creek

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Crouch's Creek was originally called Tappahannock Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2007

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPleasant Point

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Pleasant Point is located on the James River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2007

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersSmith's Fort Plantation

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Smith's Fort was on the opposite side of the James River from Jamestown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/28/2007

last visited: 3/21/2013

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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: 4/14/2004

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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: 4/14/2004

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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: 4/14/2004

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Virginia Historical MarkersQuiyoughcohannock Indians

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The Quiyoughcohannock were one of the first Virginia Indians the English settlers encountered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2006

last visited: never

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