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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 MarkersFort Greenbrier

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A sign telling us who commanded Fort Greenbrier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Bend Tunnel

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Big Bend Tunnel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VQ9JC

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 6/29/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJoseph Swope

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A sing telling us some of the history of Joseph and his sons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCivil War Camp

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Along WV 12 in front of Forest Hill United Methodist Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMike Foster

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A sign telling us of the battles Mike Foster fought in.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier County / Summers County

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A two sided sign telling us where the counties were formed from and what they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersReformatory For Women

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Tells about an institution to reform women.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: 5/13/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier County Monroe County

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A two sided sign telling were the counties were formed from and what they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: 5/13/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlderson

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Tells about the first Baptist Church in the Greenbrier Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: 5/13/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlderson Baptist Academy and Junior College

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A sign telling us some of the history of the school once located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCook's Fort

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A sign telling us the size and makeup of Cook's Fort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSaltpeter Caves

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Saltpeter Caves marker along WV 122 at intersection of CR 23/4 in Greenville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Wreck on the C&O

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WV 3, 0.8 miles from junction with WV 3/WV 20, Hinton, WV. This is near the intersection of Hwy 3 and Pine St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 9/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Culbertson

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Greenbrier Drive (WV 3) East and Cedar Avenue, 2.0 miles west of the WV 12 split, 2 blocks east of WV 107

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 9/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMonroe County/Summers County

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Located just north of Red Sulphur Marie (CR21/4) on Hwy 12 at the county line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHome of Jack Warhop

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Babe Ruth's first two major league home runs were hit off of this pitcher.

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 MarkersHinton

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A short history of the Hinton WV area.

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 MarkersMann~Miller / Springfiled

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A two signed sign telling us about the Mann, Miller families and the community of Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRed Sulphur Springs

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Located on WV Hwy 12 in Monroe Co.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBlock House on Indian Creek

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This historic marker is located on Route 122, about 2-miles from Route 219 in Monroe County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2007

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHome of Isaac Estill

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This historic marker is located on Route 122 on the banks of Indian Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Sulphur

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Salt Sulphur Springs opened as a resort in 1820. Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay, and John Calhoun are listed among prominent guests. General Jenkins and other Confederates made their headquarters here during the Cvil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPack's Ferry

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A short Civil War battle occurred here.

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 MarkersAllen T. Caperton

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A sign telling us how Allen T. Caperton served in government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCivil War Monument

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This historic maricer stands on U, S. Route 219 north of Union West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/8/2007

last visited: 8/30/2013

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