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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 MarkersJackson's Ferry and Shot Tower

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This historic marker is located on the banks of the New River at the site of Jackson's Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 9/19/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersAustin's Birthplace

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This historic marker stand on U. S. Route 52, some 5-miles from where "The Father of Texas" was born in 1793.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 10/22/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersCarroll County/Wythe County

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This marker was roadside in this small Virginian town off of I77.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/23/2008

last visited: 1/27/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersFincastle County

in Virginia Historical Markers

This hisotric markers details the history of Fincastle County, which was the seat of the early Virginia and Kentucky Frontier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 9/19/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersLead Mines

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The Lead Mines located in Wythe County were vital source of lead to the patriots in the Revolutionary War and to the Confederates during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 9/28/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersAnchor and Hope Plantation

in Virginia Historical Markers

This historic marker is located at the busy intersection of U. S. Route 52 and Interstate 77 (Exit 80)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 9/19/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersHillsville

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This marker was located in this mountain town along North Main St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/18/2008

last visited: 2/26/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersDraper Valley

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Draper Valley in Pulaski County was home to John Draper whose wife and and sister were kidnapped by Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2006

last visited: 8/15/2021

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Virginia Historical MarkersWythe County Poorhouse Farm

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Located along Peppers Ferry Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2006

last visited: 2/27/2013

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Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Crockett

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Located just off I77.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 2/23/2005

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Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Carroll

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This historical marker is located on US-58 at the eastern edge of Hillsville, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2008

last visited: 10/9/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersRobert Enoch Withers

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This historic marker is located at Withers Road in Wytheville, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2007

last visited: 8/15/2021

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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 MarkersFries

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This historic marker is located on Route 58 just west of Fries, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 4/11/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersEdith Bolling Wilson

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This historic marker stands on Main Street in Wyhteville, Virginia, in front of the building where First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson was born on October 15, 1872.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 8/15/2021

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Virginia Historical MarkersWytheville

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This Historic Marker stands on Main Street in Downtown Wytheville, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/12/2006

last visited: 8/15/2021

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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 MarkersSt. John's Lutheran Church

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This historical marker stands in front of one of the oldest churhes in Wythe County, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/28/2006

last visited: 6/2/2001

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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 MarkersFirst County Seat

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Grayson County Courthouse was located here before being moved to Independence in 1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FRESH AIR53

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2013

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical Markers"Dunkard's Bottom"

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A historical marker placed in 1937 by the Count Pulaski Chaper D.A.R., Pulaski, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersChristian-Cloyd Chimney

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Lone chimney with historic markers near the site of the Christian-Cloyd House circa 1772.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: 6/28/2014

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SWSW31.5 km

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Virginia Historical MarkersCaty Sage

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This historic marker is located on U. S. Route 21 between the towns of Independence and Wytheville, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: 6/1/2001

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Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Cloyd's Mountain

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The Battle of Cloyd's Mountain took place near this historic marker located in north of Dublin, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/12/2007

last visited: 8/24/2008

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Virginia Historical MarkersPeyton Guyn Hale

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A member of the House of Delegates and State Senate in the 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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