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West Virginia Historical Markers
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A great source of pride in West Virginia's fascinating state and local history, the Mountain State's historical highway markers have attracted the interest and attention of young and old for some 65 years. The purpose of this category is to pay tribute to the history reflected in the markers in West Virginia.
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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier Church & Cemetery

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A quick history of the Greenbrier Seventh Day Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Iron Works / First Pottery

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A brief history of Iron Furnaces in Monongalia County and the first pottery in the area. Note: There is another two sided sign exactly like this one located at the end of Walnut Street near the Monongahela River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWhite House Farm - Summit Point WV

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In 1740, Dr. John McCormick, a Scots (Scotch)-Irish immigrant bought 395 acres from Jost Hite and established White House Farm

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Brown Scaffold

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Site of the scaffold on which John Brown, leader of the Harpers Ferry raid, was executed December the Second, 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis and Clark

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Meriwether Lewis arrived March 16, 1803. Oversaw building of collapsible iron framed, skin-clad boat and acquired supplies, tomahawks, and rifles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPresbyterian Church

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The Huntersville Presbyterian Church of the colonial style with balcony for slaves was built, 1854, and used by all denominations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArnoldsburg Skirmish - Arnoldsburg, WV

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Site of Camp McDonald, set up, 1862, occupied by the 11th W. Va. Inf., U.S.V.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/8/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall Memorial Boulevard - Huntington, WV

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On November 14, 1970, a chartered jet crashed on approach to Tri-State Airport near Huntington, claiming the lives of seventy-five members of the Marshall University football team, coaches, fans, pilots & crew.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGlenville State Teachers College- Glenville, WV

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A central West Virginia college maintained for the training of grade and high school teachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWood County / State of Ohio

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A two sided sign telling us when and from where Wood County WV was formed and what the state of Ohio is named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBelleville

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Belleville, an important outpost fort between the Kanawha and Little Kanawha rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBurr-Blennerhassett

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Harman Blennerhassett and Aaron Burr

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDubois High School

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A short history of Dubois High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt Michaels Lutheran Church / The Wilfong Church

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A short history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEagle Rocks

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A brief history about William Eagle, buried nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. George's Church

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A brief history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDestruction of Saltpeter Works

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Saltpeter works near here destroyed twice during Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Luther

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A short history of a nearby church building used during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGravesite of John Dolly

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A short history of John Dolly, nearby Dolly Sods named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Mulligan

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Tells about a fort built on a hill just outside of Petersburg WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/13/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTennant Family / Richard Tennant Children

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A two sided sign telling us about the Tennant family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJoseph Snider

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A sign telling us how Joseph Snider served his country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/19/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNellis / Armco Coal

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A two sided sign telling us when Nellis was founded that Armco coal company acquired Nellis coal company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeytona

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A brief history of William Madison Peyton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClay

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A sign telling about about apples produced in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2018

last visited: never

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