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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 MarkersBerkeley Plantation or Harrison's Landing

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This marker notes that Berkeley Plantation was the birthplace of a signer of the Declaration of Independence and also a president of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPresident Tyler's Home

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Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of President John Tyler from its purchase in 1842 until his death in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersSturgeon Point & Kennons

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This historical marker was placed by Charles City County along Virginia Route 5, near the site of Sturgeon Point and Kennon's Landing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersSherwood Forest

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Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of President John Tyler from its purchase in 1842 until his death in 1862. It is still owned by the Tyler family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/7/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersKennon's Landing

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Historical marker telling the story of Kennon's Landing, located south of the marker on a site on the James River. The history of Kennon's Landing goes back to the 1700s when shipping by river was the most efficient and effective means of transport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFort Pocahontas

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Fort Pocahontas was an earthen fort built and initially manned primarily by Union Colored forces near the marker site. They withstood a Confederate attack and were able to keep the fort open to protect Union river traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Depot at Beaver Dam

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This small train station in Beaver Dam played a significant part in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member teeoff2

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2012

last visited: 9/24/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersTinner Hill

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Honors the men and women who formed the first rural branch of the NAACP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member johnaugus

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2012

last visited: 12/15/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersOld Bennett School

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Old Bennett School - Virginia Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rivers End

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/18/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLoudoun Heights Clash

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A sign telling about a Civil Clash that took place near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2012

last visited: 10/6/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersLittle Fork Church

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Early history of a nearby church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersGeneral Edward Stevens

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US Revolutionary War hero buried here...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersGreenwood

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Historical residence from 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMadison County / Culpeper County

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County line marker teaches us that Culpeper County was formed from Orange County, and then Madison County from part of Culpeper County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersHebron Lutheran Church

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Oldest Lutheran church in America still in continuous use is nearby on a country road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersJackson’s March to Fredericksburg

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Encampment location during US Civil War

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: 9/1/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersJames L. Kemper Residence

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Former post-Civil War governor's house is now the county administration center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: 9/1/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersGreene County / Rockingham County

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Rockingham County named for the Marquis of Rockingham, while Greene County is named after General Nathanael Greene.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: 2/10/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersWashington County, Virginia / Tennessee

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A bit of information about these two locations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCampaign of Second Manassas

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More history about US Civil War...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersColonial Roads

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This Virginia Historical Marker describes the origins of Haymarket at the junction of the Old Carolina Road and a branch of the Dumfries Road. It's located in a small park on Washington Street (Hwy 55) and Fayette Street in Newmarket, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/29/2012

last visited: 2/29/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersMontgomery County / Pulaski County

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Counties named for US Revolutionary War heros.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe New River

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History of the New River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersStarnes

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History of Frederick Starn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersRadford

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Town's history 1856 thru 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2012

last visited: never

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