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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 MarkersAmherst County/Rockbridge County

in Virginia Historical Markers

County line marker on Hwy US60

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersConstitution Forest

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For 150th anniversary of US Constitution, red and white pines were planted - now a great forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMoomaw's Landing

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This historic marker stands adjacent to the Maury River in Buena Vista, which was the site of Moomaw's Landing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersStonewall Jackson House

in Virginia Historical Markers

This historic marker is located on U. S. Route 60, east of Lexington, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/9/2007

last visited: 8/15/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersTimber Ridge Church

in Virginia Historical Markers

Details the history of one of the Oldest Churches in Rockbridge County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersLiberty Hall Academy

in Virginia Historical Markers

The Beginning of Washington and Lee University

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersBirthplace of Sam Houston

in Virginia Historical Markers

The Father of Texas was born near this place in 1793

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersOriginal African-American Cemetery

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Historical marker noting the location of Lexington's original African-American cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SportsPhotoGuy

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/14/2008

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam Henry Ruffner

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William Ruffner was Virginia's First Superintendent of Public Education.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2007

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersVirginia Military Institute

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VMI is the nation's first state supported military college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VirginiaSeeker

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2006

last visited: 8/9/2010

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Virginia Historical MarkersWashington and Lee University

in Virginia Historical Markers

This historic marker is located in downtown Lexington, Virginia near the historic Washington and Lee University Campus

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/9/2007

last visited: 9/19/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersMcDowell's Grave

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Located the the Cemetery where Captain John McDowell is buried.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersRed House and the McDowell Family

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Home of Captain John McDowell and birthplace of Dr. Ephraim McDowell

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersDr. Ephraim McDowell

in Virginia Historical Markers

Monument located near the birthplace of Dr. Ephraim McDowell in Rockbridge County, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersLiberty Hall Academy Ruins

in Virginia Historical Markers

Liberty Hall Academy was the predecessor of Washington College (later Washington and Lee University). The ruins of Liberty Hall Academy are preserved on the Washington and Lee University Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Virginia Historical MarkersThorn Hill Estate

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This historic marker stands on Route 251, just west of Lexington, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/19/2009

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCherry Grove Estate

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This historic marker is located near the birthplace of Governor James McDowell Rockbridge County, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2007

last visited: 6/28/2010

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Virginia Historical MarkersJane Todd Crawford

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Jane Todd Crawford underwent the the first abdominal surgery in 1809. Her birthplace was located near the marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersNew Monmouth Church and Morrison's Birthplace

in Virginia Historical Markers

This is the site of the first chuch in Rockbridge County (1746) and the birthplace of Missionary William Morrison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersIndian and Settler Conflict

in Virginia Historical Markers

This historic marker is located near the Maury River where the first conflict between the Indians and Settlers in Rockbridge County took place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2006

last visited: 9/8/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersFalling Springs Presbyterian Church

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The Falling Springs Presbyterian Church was founded in the 1700's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2007

last visited: 10/13/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersAmherst County/Bedford County

in Virginia Historical Markers

County line marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAmherst County/Rockbridge County

in Virginia Historical Markers

County line marker on twisty US501

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Courage of Frank Padget

in Virginia Historical Markers

This historic marker is located on Route 501 at the Rockbridge - Amherst County Line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/8/2009

last visited: 2/21/2010

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Virginia Historical MarkersBrownsburg

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This historic marker is located in the community of Brownsburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2010

last visited: never

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