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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 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 MarkersSt Michaels Lutheran Church / The Wilfong Church

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A short history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEagle Rocks

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A brief history about William Eagle, buried nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. George's Church

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A brief history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDestruction of Saltpeter Works

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Saltpeter works near here destroyed twice during Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Luther

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A short history of a nearby church building used during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGravesite of John Dolly

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A short history of John Dolly, nearby Dolly Sods named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Mulligan

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Tells about a fort built on a hill just outside of Petersburg WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/13/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTennant Family / Richard Tennant Children

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A two sided sign telling us about the Tennant family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJoseph Snider

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A sign telling us how Joseph Snider served his country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/19/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNellis / Armco Coal

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A two sided sign telling us when Nellis was founded that Armco coal company acquired Nellis coal company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeytona

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A brief history of William Madison Peyton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClay

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A sign telling about about apples produced in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2018

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersFlag Raising

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Tells us about the new flag with a 35th star for New Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Hanging of David Creigh

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Tells us about a man protecting his property but yet was hanged for it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersConfederate Postal Service

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A brief outline of Civil War rebel postal services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAllen T. Caperton

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A sign telling us how Allen T. Caperton served in government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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