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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 MarkersCivil War Nurses

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The first Catholic nursing sisters in Wheeling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Athenaeum

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A short history of the largest building in Wheeling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWoman's Aid Societies

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Women helping during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVillage of Power / Windsor Power Plant

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A two sided sign telling us about the village built to house the workers and about the nearby power plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFirst State Capitol

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First state Capitol Building of West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Carlile

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Fist West Virginia Inf. Volunteers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersChristopher Q. Tompkins / Gauley Mount

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A two sided sign that gives a short history of Christopher Q. Tompkins and his nearby home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarpers Ferry Historic District - Harpers Ferry, WV

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A unique West Virginia state historical marker in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2021

last visited: 9/12/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Mercer County) / Mercer County

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A two sided sign telling us when West Virginia was formed and from where Mercer County was formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGordon Battelle

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Gordon Battelle was a delegate to state's first Constitutional Convention in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Flying Corps

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West Virginia's first military air field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2021

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: 7/13/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam L. "Mudwall" Jackson

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Born in Clarksburg in 1825 and was promoted to brigadier general in 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/11/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Boreman

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Built in 1863 on Mount Logan it was never attacked.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/11/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHancock County / State of Ohio

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Tells where Hancock County was formed from and named after. Tells when Ohio was admitted to the union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/18/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFeeding The Confederacy

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Charles Calfee sold products to the south during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/17/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSpicer Patrick

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Spicer Patrick became the first Speaker of the House in WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam H. Davis

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Booker T. Washington was one of William H. Davis students.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeorge W. Summers

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Summers County WV was named in honor of George W. Summers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSkirmish At The Curry Farm

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A short description of the brief skirmish here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam Ratliff (Ratcliff)

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A short history of William Ratliff

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLincoln County Primary Care Center, Inc.

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First federally designated rural health care center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHamlin

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A short history of Hamin, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Rock

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A brief history of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis' Expedition

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Some things Andrew Lewis did while passing by the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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