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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 MarkersSkirmish At The Curry Farm

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A short description of the brief skirmish here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHamlin

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A short history of Hamin, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLincoln County Primary Care Center, Inc.

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First federally designated rural health care center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLincoln County / Putnam County

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A two sided sign describing when the counties were formed and what counties they were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 2/21/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Rock

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A brief history of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUnion Baptist Church

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A sign telling how the church building was used during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMud River Covered Bridge

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A sign telling who designed and built the bridge over Mud River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHurricane Baptist Church/Hurricane Bridge Skirmish

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Hurricane Baptist Church, Putnam Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2007

last visited: 2/21/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarshbarger Corner

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Harshbarger Corner Cabell Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 5/22/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Bryan Family

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The Bryan Family - Cabell Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2007

last visited: 3/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Toll House

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Old Toll House, Cabell Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 9/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBarboursville

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Barboursville, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/4/2007

last visited: 8/11/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWoody Williams Bridge

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Woody Williams Bridge Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/2/2008

last visited: 2/8/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Barboursville

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Battle of Barboursville Cabell Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/4/2007

last visited: 9/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSummersville

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Summersville was established in 1820

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNancy Hart's Capture

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Nancy Hart, noted, beautiful Confederate spy, was seized July, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Tackett

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Fort Tackett, Kanawha Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/27/2007

last visited: 5/20/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church

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A sign telling us how the church here broke away and became a distinct church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. Albans Covered Bridge

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Located at site of the crossing of the James River and Kanawha Turnpike and Coal River. Covered Toll Bridge, built 1831 by Phillip Thompson and James Teays, replaced a ferry which operated in the same location. Bridge, one of longest in western Virginia, had 180 ft. span. General Wise's retreating Confederate forces burned bridge July 21, 1861, after Battle of Scary Creek. Location: Along roadway in front of McKinley Jr. High, Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 2/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersKanawha County/Putnam County

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Kanawha County/Putnam County Line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/27/2007

last visited: 5/20/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Colored Children's Home

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West Virginia Colored Children's Home - Huntington, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2007

last visited: 9/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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A marker noting the land boundaries of a land patent issued to President George Washington. Located on the southern boundary of his estate the marker is found on the bank of the Kanawha River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: 2/4/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlum Creek

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A quick history how the town was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 4/9/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Scary

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Battle of Scary, Putnam Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/18/2007

last visited: 5/23/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBangor Cemetery

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Bangor Cemetery located in St. Albans

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/9/2009

last visited: 2/18/2017

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