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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 / Nicholas County

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A two sided sign telling us where both 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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NWNW84.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVirgil A. Lewis

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Virgil A. Lewis, Mason Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/24/2007

last visited: 8/20/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPineville ~ Pineville, West Virginia.

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West Virginia Historical Marker "Pineville" on the Courthouse lawn in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 12/30/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCrupperneck Bend

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A historical marker located beside a scenic overlook, just off State Route 20, that provides some spectacular views of a horseshoe bend in the Gauley River far below.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 3/26/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall Plane Crash Site

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A sign telling us about the worst sports related air tragedy in U. S. history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 2/4/2023

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCeredo ~ Kenova

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Tells when this town was settled and how it was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 2/4/2023

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Wayne County) / Kentucky

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A sign telling how Kentucky was named and how West Virginia was a line of defense during the French and Indian War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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SWSW85.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRev. War Soldier's Grave

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A short history of Josiah Marcum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeographic Center

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The geographic center of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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SESE85.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Summers County

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A two sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

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 MarkersWilliam Ratliff (Ratcliff)

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A short history of William Ratliff

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County / Wyoming County

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

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 MarkersSutton

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Sutton, Main St. (secondary route 19/40), 1.8 miles from Exit 62 (Sutton) of I-79

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/22/2006

last visited: 3/21/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRevolutionary War Soldier's Grave

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A short history of Samuel Hatton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersItmann

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A town named after Isaac T. Mann

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMullens

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First commercial coal mine in Wyoming county opened near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJob's Temple

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Tells about the oldest church in Gilmer County, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 8/18/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersStroud Massacre

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A accounting of the last Native American attack in Webster County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWebster County / Nicholas County

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A newer historical marker beside State Route 20 on the border of Nicholas and Webster Counties, about 1/2 mile west of Camden on Gauley, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2009

last visited: 8/11/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Stalnaker Family Cemetery / Stalnaker Plantation

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A two sided sign. Tells of the first burials in the family cemetery and of Majoir William Stalnaker moving here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 8/18/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSite of First Gilmer Court

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Tells how Gilmer county was formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 8/18/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRevolutionary War Soldier's Grave

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A short history of Micajah Frasher

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRitchie County/Calhoun County - WV 16

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County line historical marker for Ritchie and Calhoun Counties on WV 16.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 11/23/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBelleville

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Belleville, an important outpost fort between the Kanawha and Little Kanawha rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis' Expedition

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Some things Andrew Lewis did while passing by the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/16/2021

last visited: never

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