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Signs of HistoryPioneer Graves ~ Lee County, Virginia.

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The site of the 1773 massacre of the son of Daniel Boone and of the son of William Russell is still the subject of a long and continuing controversy in Lee County, Virginia. Here is a marker placed in 1951 by a descendant of the Russell family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Ball 1789-1809

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A historical marker sponsored by the descendants of John Ball, approved by the Lee County Board of Supervisors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersWhite Rocks

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A Virginia Historical marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2010

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam H. Starnes: Agricultural Educator

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A Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Historic Resources in 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersIndian Mound

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A Virginia Historical Marker near a Native Americian Mound in Rose Hill Virginia along the Wilderness Road to Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2010

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Virginia Historical MarkersCumberland Gap

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This is historical marker is on the US-58 about 4 miles west of Wheeler, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2008

last visited: 6/24/2012

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Virginia Historical MarkersLee County/Tennessee

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This historical marker is located on US-58 at the Virginia/Tennessee border.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 3/12/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersLincoln Memorial University 1D-36; Harrogate, Tennessee

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Marker commemorating Lincoln Memorial University located in Harrogate, Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/11/2009

last visited: 3/12/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersMartin's Station

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A Virginia historical marker placed near the site of Martin's Station along the Wilderness Road to Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2010

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Tennessee Historical MarkersHarrow School Historical Marker - Cumberland Gap, TN

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This historical marker is located on N Cumberland Dr near the corner of Selwyn Ave in Cumberland Gap, TN. It gives a brief history of the Harrow School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 5/17/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersCumberland Gap Historical Marker - Cumberland Gap, TN

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This marker is located on Merlyn St near the corner of Colwyn St in Cumberland Gap, TN. It gives a brief history of Cumberland Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 9/28/2007

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Tennessee Historical MarkersThree States Cornerstone Historical Marker - Cumberland Gap, TN

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This historical marker is located on Pennlyn Ave near the corner of Llewelyn St in Cumberland Gap, TN. It refers to a marker at the point where Tennessee, Virginia, and Kentucky meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 9/4/2019

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Kentucky Historical MarkersA Masterful Retreat

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A 1962 Kentucky Historical Marker in Cumberland Gap National Historic Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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Kentucky Historical MarkersMiddlesboro Meteorite Crater Impact Site, Middlesboro, Kentucky

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A marker noting the impact of a very large meteorite in this area nad the founding of the community in the basin of the circular impact area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/29/2009

last visited: 7/31/2020

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Kentucky Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Kentucky Cumberland Gap - Middlesboro, KY

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This historical marker is located on the southbound side of US-25E at the entrance to the Cumberland Gap National Park near Middlesboro, KY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 5/17/2016

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Kentucky Historical MarkersWatts Furnaces/Iron Made in Kentucky

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On US 25E at KY 441 in Middlesboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Kentucky Historical MarkersLincoln High School - Middlesboro, KY

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Located at the Old Lincoln High School Park on Ashbury Ave., between N 15th and 17th Streets, Middlesboro, KY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 10/23/2011

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Kentucky Historical MarkersOldest House - Middlesboro, KY

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Located at 1003 North 19th Street, Middlesborough, KY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Kentucky

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 10/21/2011

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Kentucky Historical MarkersMiddlesborough Historical Marker - Middlesboro, KY

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This historical marker is located on 20th St near the corner of Lothbury Ave in Middlesboro, KY. It describes the early history of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 5/24/2008

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Kentucky Historical MarkersMountain Vision Historical Marker - Middlesboro, KY

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This historical marker is located in front of the Tourist Center in Middlesboro, KY. It describes the events leading to the creation of Middlesboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 4/8/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersColonel Arthur Campbell - Middlesboro, KY - 129

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Marker honoring the final resting place of American Revolutionary War Patriot Colonel Arthur Campbell

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/14/2009

last visited: 4/8/2009

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Kentucky Historical MarkersHenderson Settlement

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Marker noting the formation of a Methodist settlement in 1925

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/16/2009

last visited: 7/1/2010

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Kentucky Historical MarkersNaming of the Cumberland River Historical Marker - Pineville, KY

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This historical marker is located along US-25E about a mile south of Pineville, KY. It describes how the Cumberland River was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 9/22/2017

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Kentucky Historical MarkersWilderness Road Cemetery ~ Pineville, Kentucky

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This marker is for a cemetery was established by pioneers traveling along Boone's Wilderness Road during the late 1700's and early 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/25/2020

last visited: 11/25/2020

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Kentucky Historical MarkersThe Wilderness Road - Pineville, KY

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The Wilderness Road was the first wagon highway built by Kentucky

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 7/3/2010

last visited: never

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