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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 MarkersMullens

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First commercial coal mine in Wyoming county opened near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersItmann

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A town named after Isaac T. Mann

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County / Wyoming County

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A two sided sign telling us where the two counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWyoming / Raleigh County

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A sign telling where the counties were formed from and how they were named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 5/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPineville ~ Pineville, West Virginia.

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West Virginia Historical Marker "Pineville" on the Courthouse lawn in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 12/30/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSite of Mark Twain High School

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Site of school Robert C. Byrd attended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElizabeth Simpson Drewry

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First black woman elected to West Virginia legislature in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGuyandotte Baptist Church

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Placed in 2007 by the West Virginia Division of Archives and History.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2017

last visited: 2/25/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCarswell Mining Complex

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Mining at Carswell started in 1914 and killed many men.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWorld War I Memorial

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Located on Hwy 52 in Kimball WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 11/19/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRichard M. Cook

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A short history of Richard M. Cook

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSid Hatfield / McDowell County Courthouse

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A two sided sign telling about Sid Hatfild in the Matewan Massacre and how he was later murdered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWelch

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Welch incorporated in 1893 named for Captain I.A. Welch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCapt. Ralph Stewart

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A sign telling a short history about Ralph Stewart, second settler of Wyoming County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 4/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Cooke

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First settler of Wyoming County

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2006

last visited: 4/14/2017

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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 MarkersJohn Cooke

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A sign telling a brief history of John Cooke, the first settler of Wyoming County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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SWSW25.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBushwhackers in McDowell

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In June of 1862, company D visited the area but did not battle anyone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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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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NWNW26.4 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWyoming County / Boone County

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Wyoming County / Boone County Line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 8/17/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBill Withers

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A short history of Bill Withers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBeckley

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Historical marker on the grounds of the Raleigh County Courthouse commemorating the naming of the town of Beckley.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2007

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEccles Mine Explosions

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Historical marker commemorating the sometimes tragic history of coal mining in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/26/2017

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NENE28.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County Coal Mines

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Located at the demonstration coal mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 5/26/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Beaver Creek Ancient Fortification

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A sign noting an ancient stone fortification.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2017

last visited: 5/31/2017

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