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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 MarkersRathbone Well

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Rathbone Well Wirt County, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/24/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDestruction of Oil Works

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Confederates destroyed Oil wells and took horses with them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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NWNW77.4 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Robinson

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Tells us about the blockhouse built by Isaac Robinson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2016

last visited: 8/23/2016

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SS77.6 km

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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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WW77.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCabell County/Wayne County

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Cabell County/Wayne County Line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/21/2006

last visited: 5/20/2015

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SWSW77.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHatfield Cemetery

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Historic marker for the cemetery where Devil Anse Hatfield is buried, along WV 44 in Logan County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 2/9/2016

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NN77.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRuble Church

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Ruble Church Wirt County, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/24/2020

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NENE78.4 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFirst County Court

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Calhoun County, WV. First County Court

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/24/2020

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NENE79.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrantsville

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Grantsville, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 11/23/2011

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WW79.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVeterans Administration Hospital

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A sign telling us about a local hospital built for the care and rehabilitation of American war veterans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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NN79.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMurder of William B. Dulin

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William B. Dulin killed by southern sympathizers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndian Mound

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A sign telling about a nearby unexcavated burial mound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/14/2013

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NWNW80.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMark Twain Family

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A sign telling about Mark Twains grandparents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2016

last visited: 8/23/2016

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SESE80.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSewell Mountain Campaign

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Tells of Union and Confederate forces waiting for a battle that never happened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: never

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SESE80.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGen. Robert E. Lee

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A sign telling us about General Robert E. Lee receiving his famous war horse "Traveler" while camped here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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SESE81.3 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrandview Park

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A large park nearby has a overhanging cliff feature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 5/26/2017

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EE81.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBraxton County / Nicholas County

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A newer historical marker located beside County Route 19/40 (Old Turnpike Road) near the border of Nicholas and Braxton Counties, about 3/4 mile north of Bays, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/4/2009

last visited: 2/15/2016

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SS82.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas Smith

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A West Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Culture and History in 1979 anong US 52 near the junction with County Route 13, west of Gilbert

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 12/30/2019

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NN82.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGlenville State Teachers College- Glenville, WV

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A central West Virginia college maintained for the training of grade and high school teachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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NN82.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElizabeth

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Settled by William Beauchamp

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/13/2006

last visited: 6/24/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLeivasy

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Tells of the early settlers of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: 5/23/2012

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SESE83.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersShady Spring

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Area was named for the nearby spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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NN83.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWells Lock and Dam NO. 3

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A lock and dam allowing navigation of Little Kanawha River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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SWSW83.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHorsepen Mountain

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Historical marker for Horsepen Mountain along US 52 at summit of the mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 8/30/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUnited Methodist Church / Meadow River Lumber Company

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A two sided sign telling us about the church structure being built of chestnut wood, and a brief history of the Lumber Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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