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Virginia Historical Markers
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Almost every driver on Virginia’s roadways has seen one. The state sponsored markers are tall, silver historical highway markers. In addition there are historical markers sponsored by municipalities, counties, and various organizations such as the DAR. All together there are many more than 2,000 of them bringing bits of history to motorists in Virginia.
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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Carillon

in Virginia Historical Markers

Historic Marker located at the intersection of Park Road and Blanton Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/5/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAshburn School

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Located in front of the Ashburn School on Ashburn Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBright-Leaf Tobacco Barns

in Virginia Historical Markers

Tobacco barns were located in this area around Dry Fork.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersClaude A. Swanson

in Virginia Historical Markers

Congressman and Secretary of the Navy under FDR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMecklenburg Electric Cooperative

in Virginia Historical Markers

The local electric cooperative in Gretna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersYates Tavern

in Virginia Historical Markers

Restored building on the southern end of Gretna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPort Republic Battlefield-June 9, 1862

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A Jackson win in the Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/18/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPort Republic Battlefield

in Virginia Historical Markers

A Jackson victory in the Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/18/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Battle of Cedar Creek

in Virginia Historical Markers

One of many markers for the Battle of Cedar Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersTrenches on Hupp's Hill

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Trenches by Sheridan in 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWarren County High School and Massive Resistance

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Site of African American protest and win for integration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCapture of Front Royal

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Jackson's retook Front Royal in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Front Royal

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Another marker for the Battle of Front Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersShenandoah County / Warren County

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County line marker on VA 55.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Front Royal May 23, 1862

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Details about the Battle of Front Royal accompanied with a map.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMabel Lee Walton and Sigma Sigma Sigma

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National Headquarters of this sorority is a block away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of New Market-May 15, 1864

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A Confederate victory in the Shenandoah Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMount Jackson

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This town along the Old Valley Pike was named for Andrew Jackson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFairfax Line

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A historic boundary line marking part of a large land grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln's Father

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The former Lincoln Inn was located here and Lincoln's father was born nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Cross Keys

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Next to last battle of the Valley Campaign took place 3 miles away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersNewtown Cemetery

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African American cemetery established in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersEdgar Amos Love (1891-1974)

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Founder of the first fraternity in a black college and later a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Battle of Williamsburg

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A marker depicting the events of the Battle of Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/10/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersJames Madison University

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This university was founded in 1908 as a women's school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/10/2020

last visited: never

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