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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 MarkersMarkham

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This historic marker is located on U. S. Route 29, a few miles from where Rachel Donelson was born on June 15,1767.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 9/24/2010

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Virginia Historical MarkersClaude A. Swanson

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Congressman and Secretary of the Navy under FDR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/24/2020

last visited: 8/5/2020

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Virginia Historical MarkersBright-Leaf Tobacco Barns

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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: 8/5/2020

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Virginia Historical MarkersMecklenburg Electric Cooperative

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The local electric cooperative in Gretna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 8/5/2020

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Virginia Historical MarkersBeavers Tavern

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This historic marker is located on U. S. Route 29 near where Beavers Tavern once stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersYates Tavern

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Restored building on the southern end of Gretna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 8/5/2020

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Virginia Historical MarkersWreck of the Old 97

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Located at the Site of the train Wreck the inspired the popular folk song by the same name

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 8/23/2020

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Virginia Historical MarkersDanville System

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This historic marker is located near where the Neal's Tobacco Warehouse once stood in downtown Danville, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 10/8/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersLoyal Baptist Church

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The Loyal Baptist Church was founded between 1865 an 1866 and is located in Danville, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2007

last visited: 10/5/2014

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Virginia Historical Markers750 Main Street Danville

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This Historic Marker is located in front of 750 Main Street what was part of Danville's Millionaires' Row.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 9/26/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersLast Confederate Capitol

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This historic marker stands in front of the Sutherlin Mansion, which was the site where Confederate President Jefferson held his last full cabinet meeting on April 4, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 7/28/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersHolbrook - Ross Historic District

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This histroic marker is located at the intersection of Holbrook and Ross Streets in the City of Danville, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 10/5/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersLady Astor

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Lady Astor was the first woman to be elected to the British House of Commons. She was born in Danville, Virginia and this historic marker stands in front of her birthplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 10/5/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersThe Gibson Girl

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Irene Langhorne-Gibson was perhaps the original "Gibson Girl" and the sister of Lady Astor. This historic marker stands in front of their birthplace in Danville, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 10/5/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersSchoolfield

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This historic marker is located near the entrance to the Old Riverside Cotton Mill, which established the Company Village of Schoolfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2007

last visited: 7/28/2014

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Virginia Historical MarkersHistory of Halifax

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Historical marker commemorates the history of Halifax, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 11/11/2011

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Virginia Historical MarkersGreen's Folly

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Historical marker commemorating a house built for Captain Green in South Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 3/6/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersMinister Who Married Lincoln

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Historical marker commemorating the minister who married Abraham Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 1/18/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersFranklin County/Bedford County

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This is located wholly in Bedford County as the county line is in the middle of the Roanoke River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersBooker T. Washington Birthplace

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This historic marker is located at the entrance to the Booker T. Washington National Monument im Franklin County, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/27/2007

last visited: 4/18/2005

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Virginia Historical MarkersCampaign of 1781

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Historical marker commemorating Nathaniel Greene's crossing of the Dan River during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 6/12/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersQuaker Baptist Church

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This historic marker is located on Route 24 in the "Body Camp" community of Bedford County, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/27/2007

last visited: 3/10/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersShady Grove

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This Historic Marker is located on Route 501 in Gladys, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/24/2012

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBelleview

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Major John Reed's pioneer home near Martinsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersTaylor's Store

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This historic marker is located on Route 122 near where Taylor's Store stood until it was demolished around 1970

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/27/2007

last visited: 4/18/2005

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