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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 MarkersRitchie's Birthplace

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Virginia Historical Highway Marker N-22, Ritchie's Birthplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 2/8/2014

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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: 6/5/2012

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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: 6/5/2012

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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: 6/5/2012

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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: 6/5/2012

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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: 9/21/2013

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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: 6/5/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersOak Ridge Estate

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This Historical Marker is located on Route 29 about two miles from the Oak Ridge Estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/6/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersBirthplace of Rives

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This marker is located on U. S. Route 29 at the intersection of Route 653, south of Lovingston, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/6/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersThomas Massie

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This marker is located in the community of Massie's Mill in rural Nelson County, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: never

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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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