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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 MarkersLeonard Woods Lynched

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A Virginia historical marker about Leonard Woods who was a black American man who was lynched by a mob in Pound Gap, on the border between Kentucky and Virginia, after they broke him out from jail in Whitesburg, Kentucky, on November 30, 1927.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2021

last visited: 10/17/2021

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Virginia Historical MarkersWashington’s First Journey to the Frontier

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Located in front of "The Old Mill" at Tacket's Mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/15/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersColchester

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Located on the northbound side of Route 1 at Furnace Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/15/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMorven Park

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Located on the southbound side of Route 15 along the edge of Morven Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/13/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersGoose Creek Chapel

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Located on the southbound side of Route 15 on the edge of Morven Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/13/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWater Storage Tank 188

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Located along westbound side of 16th street between Gunston Road and Middleton Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/30/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWickham-Valentine House

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Located at the intersection of East Clay Street and North 11th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Battle of Unison

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Historic Marker located in front of the Sydenstricker Schoolhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersNellie Pratt Russell (1890–1979)

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One of the founders of the first Greek letter sorority by African American women.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersRippon Lodge

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Located at the entrance to the Rippon Lodge Historical Site along the southbound side of Blackburn Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBirthplace of Woodrow Wilson U.S. President 1913–21

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The 28th President was born 3 1/2 miles from this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/16/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCloverdale Furnace

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Iron ore furnace from the 1790s to 1864 was near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersCrockett’s Cove

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Crockett family members have lived here for over two centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWytheville Training School

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African-American school building built in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersPulaski

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This town was named for Casimir Pulaski.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAugusta County Courthouse

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1901 courthouse building for Augusta County that dates to 1738.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Rev. John Craig (1709–1774)

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Augusta Stone church's first minister

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersAugusta Stone Church

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Oldest continually used Presbyterian church west of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersOrigins of Shenandoah University

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The founding in 1875 of this university was in Dayton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersMelrose Caverns

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An early attraction along the western side of the valley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBuck Marsh Baptist Church

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1772 church originated here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersEnd Of Sheridan’s Ride

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Sheridan arrived here at Cedar Creek and the Union retreat ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersRalph Bunche High School

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School opened in 1949 to satisfy equalization of segregated school facilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersOld Port Royal

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Historic 1744 town along the Rappahannock River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2021

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersRaceland

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A historical home outside of Dinwiddie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2021

last visited: never

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