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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 MarkersGeneral Jenkins

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General Jenkins

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jrappold

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 4/12/2014

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NN61.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCottageville

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Cottageville Jackson County, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/5/2007

last visited: 6/12/2005

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SS62 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWyoming County / Boone County

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Wyoming County / Boone County Line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 8/17/2013

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NWNW62.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson County/Mason County

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Formed in 1831 from Kanawha, Mason, and Wood. Named for General Andrew Jackson

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/31/2006

last visited: 8/20/2016

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SESE62.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County/Raleigh County

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Located on West Virginia Route 16 at the Fayette/Raleigh County line this marker has different text on each side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 7/5/2014

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SESE63.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSpy Rock

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A historical marker located along U.S. Route 60, a few yards from the Spy Rock sandstone formation, just north of Lookout, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2009

last visited: 8/4/2012

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SESE63.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDubois High School

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A short history of Dubois High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW63.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLogan

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Aracoma, daughter of Chief Cornstalk is buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 10/15/2017

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NENE64.4 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArnoldsburg Skirmish

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Arnoldsburg, WV Civil War Skirmish

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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SESE65.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFayette County / Raleigh County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

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NENE65.3 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArnoldsburg Skirmish - Arnoldsburg, WV

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Site of Camp McDonald, set up, 1862, occupied by the 11th W. Va. Inf., U.S.V.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/8/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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NN66.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Land

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A sign telling us about land Washington owned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 11/27/2020

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NWNW66.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMay Moore Mound

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A quick statement about burial mounds in the area constructed by the Adena people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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WW66.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Colored Children's Home

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West Virginia Colored Children's Home - Huntington, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2007

last visited: 9/2/2013

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EE66.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSummersville

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A newer (replacement) historical marker, located on the west front lawn of the Nicholas County Courthouse in Summersville, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 8/11/2013

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EE66.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNancy Hart's Capture

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A historical marker commemorating the capture (and later escape) of Confederate spy Nancy Hart in 1862, located on the east lawn of the Nicholas County Courthouse in Summersville, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 8/1/2004

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SESE67.3 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Washington - Carver

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Camp Washington-Carver

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wvhunter

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/11/2016

last visited: 9/28/2018

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SS67.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPrehistoric Petroglyphs

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Prehistoric Petroglyphs near Logan Co. Wyoming Co. line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 4/15/2017

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EE67.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHawks Nest Tunnel Disaster Workers Grave Site

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Tells about what happened to the migrant workforce used to dig the tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: 2/4/2017

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EE67.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHughes Ferry/Bridge

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A relatively new historical marker near the site of the old Hughes Ferry crossing of Gauley River, just south of Summersville, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2009

last visited: 6/13/2018

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WW68.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGuyandotte

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Guyandotte Cabell Co., WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 5/20/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOhio River Ford/Ravenswood

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Where the Indians and pioneers crossed the Ohio. These lands were surveyed, 1771, for George Washington

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2006

last visited: 8/20/2016

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SS68.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBuffalo Creek Disaster

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A sign telling us about one of the worst floods in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2021

last visited: never

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EE69.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNallen/Wilderness Lumber Company

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Historical marker for Nallen and Wilderness Lumber Company along WV 41 just south of Meadow River bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 3/26/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWar Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery

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A two sided sign telling us some the Civil War veterans buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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