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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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersUnknown Soldiers

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Tells you why Confederate soldiers died near here.

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 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 MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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A quick description of the trail by Andrew & Charles Lewis plus the battle they fought at Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWelsh Cemetery / Pontiac's War

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A two sided sign telling us of the massacres that occurred near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRonceverte

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Tells about grist mills being constructed in the area.

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 MarkersFirst Corn Club

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A sign telling us how 4-H Clubs got their name.

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 MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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Marker commemorating the route of Lewis' army to the Battle of Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SportsPhotoGuy

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2009

last visited: 11/9/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Hanging of David Creigh

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Tells us about a man protecting his property but yet was hanged for it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersConfederate Postal Service

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A brief outline of Civil War rebel postal services.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBorder Heros

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This historic marker stand at the intersection of Route 60 and Old State Rt. 12 in Greenbrier County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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A sign telling us about a march of the American Colonial army and the out come of the battle at Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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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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West Virginia Historical MarkersSam Black Church

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This historic marker stands in front of the Sam Black United Methodist Church near Smoot, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 5/10/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier Ghost

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Greenbrier Ghost, near Sam Black Church

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2006

last visited: 5/10/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUnion

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This historic marker stands on the grounds of the Monroe County Courthouse in Union, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/8/2007

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeneral John Echols

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Confederate General John Echols lived in Union, West Virginia prior to the Start of the Civil War. This historic marker stands on the grounds of the Monroe County Courthouse near where the General lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/8/2007

last visited: 1/13/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBishop Matthew W. Clair, Sr.

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This historic marker is located on Route 3 at the intersection of 2nd Street in Union, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 1/13/2016

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