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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarriet B. Jones

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Historical marker located along Wheeling Avenue in Glen Dale, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Cockayne Farm

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The large farm had the town Glen Dale named after it. The farm house is on the Nation Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLindy's Landing

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The "Spirit of St. Louis," piloted by Charles Lindbergh landed in Moundsville

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/25/2007

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForman Massacre

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A sign telling about the ambush of Captain William Forman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt. James Harrod

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Capt. James Harrod Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2008

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMoundsville

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Moundsville Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2008

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Penitentiary

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A prison for men and women convicted of felonies

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/25/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrave Creek Mound

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Outside the museum for the famous Mound in Moundsville, WV. When we visited, the museum and grounds were closed for renovations!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: 3/31/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRosby's Rock

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Near here the B & O Railroad joined the Baltimore and Wheeling railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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George Washington owned 587 acres here, sold it in 1798.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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Ohio Historical MarkersImperial Glass - Gem of "The Glass City"

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Imperial Glass - Gem of "The Glass City"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/28/2008

last visited: 7/22/2008

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBenwood Mine Disaster

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Site of 3rd worst mine disaster in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Wetzel

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A brief history of early American settlers of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/17/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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Signs of HistoryMail Pouch Tobacco - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker for iconic brand of chewing tobacco in Wheeling, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County/Ohio County

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A brief history regarding two of West Virginia's northern counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Reuther

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Walter Reuther a labor leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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Signs of HistoryFlaccus Building - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker for historic commercial building in the Centre Market Square Historic District in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBaltimore and Ohio Passenger Station - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker for former railroad station now community college in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryB & O Railroad - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker giving history of B & O Railroad in Wheeling and the the role it played in the development of Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Custom House

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Historical marker outside of Independence Hall in Wheeling, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 4/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis and Clark

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This marker sits in front of the City Convention and Tourism center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: 1/24/2018

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Signs of HistoryFirst Capitol - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker on building which served as West Virginia's first capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWheeling Wharf - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Sign giving history of the Wheeling wharf and its impact on the development of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/27/2013

last visited: never

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