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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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 MarkersOne of the Big Four

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This historical marker is located near the home of Virginia State Senator S. H. Newberry of Bland County, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/28/2006

last visited: 1/16/2017

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Virginia Historical MarkersBland County / Wythe County

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An older historical marker beside U.S. Route 52, near the summit of Big Walker Mountain, on the border of Bland and Wythe Counties, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2009

last visited: 4/24/2002

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Virginia Historical MarkersToland's Raid

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This historical marker stands at the top of Big Walker Mountain at the Bland County - Wythe County Line.

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 MarkersBland

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This historic marker is located on Route 42, just a short distance east of Interstate 77.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2007

last visited: 5/10/2015

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Virginia Historical MarkersFincastle County

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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 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 MarkersEarly Settlers

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A marker noting the settlement of the area then called "Davis' Fancy" by early pioneers in 1748

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 6/2/2001

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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 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 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 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 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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Virginia Historical MarkersSite of James Burke's Garden

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Burke's Garden is one of the most beautiful places in Southwest Virginia and remains on of the most fertile farming community's in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2007

last visited: never

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