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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 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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NN44.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersStaats Mill Bridge

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Raised in 1867 by order of Jackson County Court

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/6/2006

last visited: 7/6/2022

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NWNW45.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Atkeson's Gate

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Describes a four hour battle that occurred here in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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EE46.3 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWilliam C. Markle

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William C. Markle located near Clay

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/9/2009

last visited: 8/4/2012

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WW46.3 km

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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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WW46.5 km

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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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NWNW47.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeneral McCausland's Home

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Confederate Army General's house along US-35.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/23/2007

last visited: 8/22/2017

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EE48.3 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClay

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A sign telling about about apples produced in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2018

last visited: never

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SESE48.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHawks Nest Tunnel Disaster

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On walking path to Hawks Nest overlook at Hawks Nest State Park. Describes the silicosis deaths from the Hawks Nest Tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 6/13/2018

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SESE48.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHawk's Nest

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New River Canyon, 585 feet deep

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 6/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Sand

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Historical marker about Nuttall sandstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 8/4/2012

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SESE49.9 km

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West Virginia Historical Markers“Contentment”

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Home of Colonel George W. Imboden

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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SESE50.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson's Mother

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The mother of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 8/4/2012

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SESE50.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHalfway House

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A sign telling us a short history of the Tyree Tavern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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NN51.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersStaats Mill Covered Bridge

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Built in 1887 over Tug Fork of Mill Creek and named for Enoch Staats'

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/6/2006

last visited: 10/24/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMorris Massacre

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Scene of massacre, 1792, of daughters of Henry Morris

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 4/5/2018

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SWSW52.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLincoln County / Logan County

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A double sided sign telling about the formation of the two counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2012

last visited: 7/21/2012

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NN54.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRipley

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Ripley established in 1832

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/27/2006

last visited: 8/20/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPfost-Green Murders / Last Public Execution

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Tells about the murder of Chloe Green and two of her three children and the public execution of their murderer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 12/24/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNorth and South

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A historical marker located between State Route 39 and Peter's Creek, near the intersection of State Route 129, in Drennen, WV. The marker references the two main Civil War battles that were fought in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2009

last visited: 4/5/2018

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WW54.2 km

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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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SESE54.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Fayetteville(1862) Battle of Fayetteville(1863)

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A two sided sign describing the battle of Fayetteville, 1862 and 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/5/2022

last visited: never

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SESE54.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVandalia Cemetery

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A cemetery in Fayetteville WV contains graves of settlers and Civil War soldiers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 6/11/2018

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WW54.6 km

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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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SESE54.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndirect Firing

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Site of first use of indirect artillery fire in warfare.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 4/1/2018

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