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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 MarkersWashington's Land

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George Washington owned 587 acres here, sold it in 1798.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRosby's Rock

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Near here the B & O Railroad joined the Baltimore and Wheeling railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Penitentiary

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A prison for men and women convicted of felonies

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/25/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt. James Harrod

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Capt. James Harrod Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2008

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMoundsville

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Moundsville Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2008

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrave Creek Mound

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Outside the museum for the famous Mound in Moundsville, WV. When we visited, the museum and grounds were closed for renovations!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: 3/31/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLindy's Landing

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The "Spirit of St. Louis," piloted by Charles Lindbergh landed in Moundsville

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/25/2007

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Cockayne Farm

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The large farm had the town Glen Dale named after it. The farm house is on the Nation Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarriet B. Jones

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Historical marker located along Wheeling Avenue in Glen Dale, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBaker's Station

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Site of John Baker blockhouse and the near by graves him and Jon Wetzel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForman Massacre

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A sign telling about the ambush of Captain William Forman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersZachary Taylor / George Rogers Clark

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A sign telling a short history of things George Rogers Clark did here, and Zachary Taylor's steamer became blocked by ice here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Wetzel

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A brief history of early American settlers of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBenwood Mine Disaster

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Site of 3rd worst mine disaster in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County/Ohio County

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A brief history regarding two of West Virginia's northern counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Beeler

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A brief history of Fort Beeler

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Reuther

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Walter Reuther a labor leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMason-Dixon Line

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A sign telling about the famous line between free and slave states.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Custom House

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Historical marker outside of Independence Hall in Wheeling, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 4/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Wetzel County

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A two sided sign telling where the counties were formed from and who they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis and Clark

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This marker sits in front of the City Convention and Tourism center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: 1/24/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForks of Wheeling Creek

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This sign is located at the intersection of Rt. 40, Rt. 88, Kruger, and National Road. This is just off Interstae 70, Exit 5 Triadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 10/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMonument Place

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This sign is located at the intersection of Rt. 40, Rt. 88, Kruger, and National Road. This is just off Interstae 70, Exit 5 Triadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 10/2/2013

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