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West Virginia Historical Markers
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A great source of pride in West Virginia's fascinating state and local history, the Mountain State's historical highway markers have attracted the interest and attention of young and old for some 65 years. The purpose of this category is to pay tribute to the history reflected in the markers in West Virginia.
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West Virginia Historical MarkersFeeding The Confederacy

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Charles Calfee sold products to the south during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/17/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMitchell Clay

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A marker about a settler who had three of his children killed by Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: 8/11/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNapoleon Bonaparte French

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A quick history of Napoleon French.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPrinceton

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The marker describes the events of the Civil War in Princeton, WV. It is located in front of the Mercer County Courthouse, 1501 Main St # 111, Princeton, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/9/2012

last visited: 8/11/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRichard Blankenship

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Richard Blankenship, Revolutionary War Soldier, was a member of Major James Robertson's company of New River Valley volunteers. The marker is located in front of the Mercer County Courthouse, 1501 Main St, Princeton, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/9/2012

last visited: 8/11/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Pigeon's Roost

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A marker near downtown Princeton about the Civil War battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 8/11/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam French Home

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A short history of William French.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersConcord University

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A short history of Concord University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Clark's House

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A 1862 Civil War battle was fought near this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 11/19/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPinnacle Rock - Bramwell, WV

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This historical marker stands on Route 52 at the entrance to Pinnacle Rock State Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/18/2016

last visited: 11/19/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElizabeth Kee

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This historic marker is located on the grounds of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Bluefeld, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2007

last visited: 10/9/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield

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This historic marker is located on the grounds of the United States Courthouse in Bluefield, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/24/2007

last visited: 10/9/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State Teachers College

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A sign giving a brief history of the college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State College

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A sign telling us the history of the colleges name changes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew Davidson

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Historical marker for site of Andrew Davidson's cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPS777

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/27/2008

last visited: 10/9/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBramwell / Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co.

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A two sided sign telling us a brief history of the town of Bramwell and about the 1st shipment of coal from the Pocahontas coal field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMercer / Summers County

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A sign telling us from where Mercer and Summers counties were formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 12/3/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Jones

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Two future presidents were stationed here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNeely "Plantation"

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A short history of the Neely family and Pipestem State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHome of Joseph Davidson

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Historical marker for the home of Joseph Davidson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPS777

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2008

last visited: 10/9/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMercer Salt Works

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A sign telling us where southern West Virginia got its salt from until 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 12/3/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJordan Nelson's Coal Bank

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Tells about selling coal for 1 cent a bushel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Mercer County) / Mercer County

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A two sided sign telling us when West Virginia was formed and from where Mercer County was formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJordan's Chapel

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Short history of church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: 8/14/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPipestem Falls

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A sign telling about how a shrub was used to make pipe stems.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 12/3/2011

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