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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 MarkersPinecrest Sanitarium Historical Marker - Beckley, WV

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The Pinecrest Sanitarium historical marker is located at the intersection of US-19 and Bailey Ave. in Beckley, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: 5/26/2017

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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: 7/13/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWildwood - Beckley, WV

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The Wildwood Historical Marker is located at the Wildwood House Museum at 117 Laurel Terrace in Beckley, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2008

last visited: 8/9/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEccles Mine Explosions

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Historical marker commemorating the sometimes tragic history of coal mining in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBeckley

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Historical marker on the grounds of the Raleigh County Courthouse commemorating the naming of the town of Beckley.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2007

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBill Withers

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A short history of Bill Withers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County Coal Mines

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Located at the demonstration coal mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Beaver Creek Ancient Fortification

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A sign noting an ancient stone fortification.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2017

last visited: 5/31/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrandview Park

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A large park nearby has a overhanging cliff feature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersShady Spring

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Area was named for the nearby spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Raleigh County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County/Raleigh County

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Located on West Virginia Route 16 at the Fayette/Raleigh County line this marker has different text on each side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Raleigh County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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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 MarkersSite of Mark Twain High School

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Site of school Robert C. Byrd attended.

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 MarkersRaleigh County/Summers County

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Located on Hwy 3 near Walnut Ln in Jumping Branch, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOakwood Mine Complex

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Short history of how the Oakwood Mine Complex came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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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 MarkersLayland Mine Disaster

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Site of largest mine disaster in Fayette County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Jones

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Two future presidents were stationed here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 5/26/2017

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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 MarkersHinton

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A short history of the Hinton WV area.

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 MarkersGiles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike

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A quick,description of the route of the turnpike.

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 MarkersFayette County / Summers County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Clark's House

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A 1862 Civil War battle was fought near this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 11/19/2011

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