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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 MarkersFort Vause

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This historic marker is located in the Community of Shawsville, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/22/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersScott County/Washington County

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Counties named for war heros

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 6/21/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersGaspar Tochman

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Virginia Historical Highway Marker JJ-25, Gaspar Tochman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersClay Smoking Pipes

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Local area was major manufacturing center for clay pipes used for smoking

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersRobert Russa Moton High School

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Civil disobedience assisted legal decision on school desegregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPrince Edward County/Nottoway County

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County line - one side named for a prince, the other an Indian tribe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersNottoway County/Amelia County

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County line. Nottoway named after an Indian tribe, while Amelia from a princess.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLee's Retreat

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Union forces (Sheridan, Grant, and Meade) gathered here in April 1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 6/17/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersLee's Retreat

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Lee detoured his army through Amelia Springs during his retreat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 6/17/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersLee's Retreat

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More battle news from April 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAmelia County/Chesterfield County

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Adjacent counties named for Pricess Amelia and Earl of Chesterfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersOxford Furnace

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Ruins of former iron works nearby

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBedford County/Campbell County

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Counties were named after a English statesman and a Revolutionary War hero

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersNew London Academy

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Oldest secondary school in Virginia in continuous operation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBotetourt County / Bedford County

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County line sign informing how the counties were formed and named

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWalnut Grove

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Birthplace of a Revolutionary soldier Archibald Stuart

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 9/27/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersAvenue of Trees

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Highway US11 was set up with a tree-lined median around WWI period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Virginia Historical Markers"Fall Hill" - Fredericksburg, VA

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There are two near identical markers on Jefferson Davis Highway (US Route 1) across from each other. This waymark is for E-49A on the East Side of Rt 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 2/23/2013

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Virginia Historical Markers"Fall Hill" - Fredericksburg, VA

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There are two near identical markers on Jefferson Davis Highway (US Route 1) across from each other. This waymark is for E-49B on the West Side of Rt 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 2/23/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersNeabsco Mills Ironworks

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This Historical Marker is located at the Dumfries Rest Area heading south on I-95.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/27/2011

last visited: 2/25/2010

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Virginia Historical MarkersAppalachia

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A Virginia Historical Marker in the town of Appalachia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/3/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLouisa County/Orange County

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County line marker gives a bit of history about each area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2011

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBoswell's Tavern

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18th century tavern serving famous Revolutionary era folks, including Jefferson, Henry, and Madison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2011

last visited: 10/6/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersPatrick Porter

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Virginia historical marker K 18 at the Depot in Dungannon, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2011

last visited: 12/31/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersPatrick Hagan and Dungannon

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Virginia historical marker KA 16 at the Depot in Dungannon, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2011

last visited: 4/13/2014

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