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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 MarkersFort Mill Ridge Trenches

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Located at the intersection of Fort Mill Ridge Road and Core Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBeckley Mill

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A list of owners of the Beckley Mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/15/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas R. Carskadon

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A outline of jobs held by Thomas R. Carskadon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersD. D. T. Farnsworth

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A member of the second Wheeling convention.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeroge R. Latham

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A delegate to the first Wheeling convention.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe West Virginia Strawberry Festival

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The first Central Strawberry Festival.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLew Wallace's Raid on Romney

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A sign telling about Col. Lew Wallace raid against Southern forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHuntington Mine Resuce Car

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Mine safety and rescue training.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersB&O Railroad

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A sign telling about connecting Baltimore to the Ohio River, by railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle Of Middle Fork Bridge

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Historical Marker describing the Battle of Middle Fork Bridge, which took place just days before the near-by Battle of Rich Mountain. Holding this bridge gave an advantage to the Union troops at Rich Mt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wv-yen

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: 12/11/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas S. Haymond / Alpheus F. Haymond

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Thomas Haymond a veteran of the War of 1812 and his son Alpheus Haymond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/19/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Gilmer Rifles

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Company D, "The Gilmer Rifles" saw action in three Civil War battles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPopulation Center

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One of four locations that the population center of the United States occurred within West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDestruction of Oil Works

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Confederates destroyed Oil wells and took horses with them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMurder of William B. Dulin

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William B. Dulin killed by southern sympathizers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWells Lock and Dam NO. 3

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A lock and dam allowing navigation of Little Kanawha River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn S. Carlile

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He opposed West Virgins as a new state and voted against it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClarksburg Convention

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A convention in Clarksburg that to West Virginia statehood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJulia Robertson Pierpont

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Fist lady of postwar Virginia whose efforts led to the start of Memorial Day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFrancis H. Pierpont

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The father of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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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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