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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 MarkersFirst Settlers

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Walter Kelly settled here about 1773.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2007

last visited: 8/10/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHistoric Church

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Virginia's Chapel was built in 1853

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: 10/19/2013

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NENE21.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCaptain John Young

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Captain John Young

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2006

last visited: 9/2/2013

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NENE21.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Young Early Settler

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John Young Early Settler

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2006

last visited: 9/2/2013

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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 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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WW22.2 km

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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 MarkersPeytona

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A brief history of William Madison Peyton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCoal Discovered

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discovered coal 1742

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2011

last visited: 12/18/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndian Camp

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Indian camp site

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2011

last visited: 12/18/2018

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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 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 MarkersJohn Edward Kenna

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Birthplace and home of John Edward Kenna

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2011

last visited: 12/18/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNellis / Armco Coal

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A two sided sign telling us when Nellis was founded that Armco coal company acquired Nellis coal company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/21/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson County - Kanawha County

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Jackson County Kanawha County Line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2006

last visited: 8/9/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPratt

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Pratt Historic District

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 MarkersBull Moose Special

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A sign describing what a Bull Moose Special is and how it was used.

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 MarkersPetrochemical Plant

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Petrochemical Plant

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/31/2006

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCol. George Clendenin/Town of Clendenin

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New dual marker located in Clendenin, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAndrew & Charles Lewis March

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Andrew & Charles Lewis March, Putnam Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/24/2007

last visited: 8/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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Describes a Tract of land purchased by George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Institute of Technology

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State institution established in 1895 as Preparatory Branch of West Virginia University

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 4/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMontgomery

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A sign telling us a quick history of the naming of the town.

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 MarkersChristopher H. Payne

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A short history of Christopher H. Payne, first African American elected to WV legislature.

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 MarkersMontgomery

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A sign telling us a quick history of the naming of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 4/9/2018

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