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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 MarkersBattle of Fayetteville(1862) Battle of Fayetteville(1863)

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A two sided sign describing the battle of Fayetteville, 1862 and 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/5/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayetteville

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This West Virginia Historical Marker is located in front of the courthouse in Fayetteville, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DukeRoom

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 6/11/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVandalia Cemetery

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A cemetery in Fayetteville WV contains graves of settlers and Civil War soldiers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 6/11/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayetteville Town Park

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A memorial park presented to citizens of Fayetteville to honor all veterans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 6/11/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndirect Firing

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Site of first use of indirect artillery fire in warfare.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTownsend's Ferry

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Quick history about the ferry that once operated here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHawks Nest Tunnel Disaster

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On walking path to Hawks Nest overlook at Hawks Nest State Park. Describes the silicosis deaths from the Hawks Nest Tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 6/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Sand

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Historical marker about Nuttall sandstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHawk's Nest

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New River Canyon, 585 feet deep

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 6/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical Markers“Contentment”

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Home of Colonel George W. Imboden

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHalfway House

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A sign telling us a short history of the Tyree Tavern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson's Mother

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The mother of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersChristopher Q. Tompkins / Gauley Mount

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A two sided sign that gives a short history of Christopher Q. Tompkins and his nearby home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSpy Rock

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A historical marker located along U.S. Route 60, a few yards from the Spy Rock sandstone formation, just north of Lookout, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2009

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHawk's Nest Tunnel

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Tells about the tunnel near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 8/11/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOakwood Mine Complex

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Short history of how the Oakwood Mine Complex came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Washington - Carver

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Camp Washington-Carver

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wvhunter

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/11/2016

last visited: 9/28/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Reynolds

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Civil War camp for Union Army

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2007

last visited: 10/19/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGauley Bridge

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A historical marker located beside U.S. Route 60 near the confluence of the Gauley and New Rivers in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2009

last visited: 9/29/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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Tells about the march of the American Colonial army before the battle at Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 8/11/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDubois High School

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A short history of Dubois High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAncient Works

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Prehistoric stone ruins

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2007

last visited: 4/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Raleigh County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County/Raleigh County

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Located on West Virginia Route 16 at the Fayette/Raleigh County line this marker has different text on each side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Stone House

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A sign telling us some of the visitors to the stone house built by Richard Tyree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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