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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 MarkersIndian Mound

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Indian Mound in South Charleston

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 10/26/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOrdnance Plant

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The sign tells us who built the Ordnance Plant and how much it cost.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/6/2017

last visited: 6/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBurning Springs

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1773 the Van Bibbers and others found gas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 12/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSimon Kenton

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Simon Kenton, Big Chimney, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2006

last visited: 9/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Piatt

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Civil War camp named for Col. Abraham Piatt

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2006

last visited: 8/17/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBelle Works

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Belle Works, located in Belle, WV .

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2006

last visited: 8/17/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOrdnance Plant

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Ordnance Plant, US 60 West (MacCorkleAve.) South Charleston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2006

last visited: 2/4/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSamuel Shrewsbury House

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A quick description of the construction of the Shrewsbury House.

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 MarkersIndian Mound/Mounds-Earthworks

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Indian Mound/Mounds-Earthworks Dual Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 4/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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Andrew & Charles Lewis March, Dunbar

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 4/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPinch Reunion

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Pinch Reunion

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/30/2006

last visited: 9/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia State College

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West Virginia State College Institute campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 2/18/2017

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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 MarkersMorgan Kitchen Museum

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Morgan Kitchen Museum, located US 60 West(MacCorkle Avenue), 1.8 miles east of Sattes Bridge, St Albans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2006

last visited: 8/10/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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George Washington's "Cole" River Tract of 2,000 acres was surveyed by John Floyd in 1774 and patented April 12, 1774. Bounded by the Coal and Kanawha Rivers, "5 miles and 88 poles", it embraced the site of St. Albans

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 2/4/2017

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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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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. Albans Archeological Site

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Archeological Site. Located on US 60 West St. Albans

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2006

last visited: 2/4/2017

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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 MarkersCoalburg

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Home of W. H. Edwards

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/9/2007

last visited: 8/17/2013

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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 MarkersEast Bank High School

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Marker notes the establishment of Cabin Creek High School in 1912 later named East Bank High School and the US Olympian and NBA All Star graduate Jerry West.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2012

last visited: 8/17/2013

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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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A double sided sign that tells where the counties were formed from.

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 MarkersThe Liar's Bench

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Located under the US 60 overpass in Cedar Grove.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 4/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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The nearby highway is part of route traversing W. Va. from Lewisburg to Point Pleasant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 10/19/2013

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