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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 MarkersWelch

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Welch incorporated in 1893 named for Captain I.A. Welch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSid Hatfield / McDowell County Courthouse

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A two sided sign telling about Sid Hatfild in the Matewan Massacre and how he was later murdered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBushwhackers in McDowell

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In June of 1862, company D visited the area but did not battle anyone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCarswell Mining Complex

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Mining at Carswell started in 1914 and killed many men.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWorld War I Memorial

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Located on Hwy 52 in Kimball WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 11/19/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElizabeth Simpson Drewry

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First black woman elected to West Virginia legislature in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBartley Mine Disaster

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Ninety one miners died here January 10, 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPineville ~ Pineville, West Virginia.

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West Virginia Historical Marker "Pineville" on the Courthouse lawn in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 12/30/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis' Camp

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A West Virginia Historical marker placed by the West Virginia Department of Archives and History in 1979 in Iaeger.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersItmann

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A town named after Isaac T. Mann

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMullens

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First commercial coal mine in Wyoming county opened near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBramwell / Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co.

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A two sided sign telling us a brief history of the town of Bramwell and about the 1st shipment of coal from the Pocahontas coal field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJordan Nelson's Coal Bank

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Tells about selling coal for 1 cent a bushel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGuyandotte Baptist Church

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Placed in 2007 by the West Virginia Division of Archives and History.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2017

last visited: 2/25/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRichard M. Cook

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A short history of Richard M. Cook

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPinnacle Rock - Bramwell, WV

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This historical marker stands on Route 52 at the entrance to Pinnacle Rock State Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/18/2016

last visited: 11/19/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt. Ralph Stewart

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A sign telling a short history about Ralph Stewart, second settler of Wyoming County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 4/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Cooke

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First settler of Wyoming County

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2006

last visited: 4/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Cooke

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A sign telling a brief history of John Cooke, the first settler of Wyoming County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County / Wyoming County

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A two sided sign telling us where the two counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWyoming / Raleigh County

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A sign telling where the counties were formed from and how they were named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 5/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State College

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A sign telling us the history of the colleges name changes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State Teachers College

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A sign giving a brief history of the college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHome of Joseph Davidson

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Historical marker for the home of Joseph Davidson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPS777

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2008

last visited: 10/9/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas Smith

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A West Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Culture and History in 1979 anong US 52 near the junction with County Route 13, west of Gilbert

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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