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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 MarkersHelvetia

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A sign describing the many skills the immigrants brought to this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHelvetia

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A sign describing the many skills the immigrants brought to this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Sulphur Spring

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A sign telling of what occurred near this rest stop for water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUpshur / Webster County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCleveland

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A sign with the same information on both sides telling us when the area was settled and how it received its name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHacker Valley

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Information about the town of Hacker Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2012

last visited: 3/16/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElkwater / Col. J. A. Washington

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Two sided sign telling us about trenches, Indian forts, 4-h club and Col. John Augustine Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 7/6/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRandolph / Webster County

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A two sided sign telling us where the counties were formed from and how they were named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUpshur Militia

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Upshur County militia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 6/28/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArmy Headquarters 1861

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This area was the headquarters for Generals George McClellan and J.J. Reynolds of the Union Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: 5/13/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBishop Asbury

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Bishop Francis Asbury a famed Methodist circuit rider.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Brick Church

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Tygart's Valley Presbyterian Church built in 1820, destroyed by Union soldiers in 1862~1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Lime

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The limestone here yields oil and natural gas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Conley Graves

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Nearby burial place of Darby Conley family that were killed in 1777.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 11/24/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFrench Creek

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Settled by colonists

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 6/28/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersUpshur / Lewis County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersValley Head

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A sign telling us about various people killed near here during Indian raids.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 11/24/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A

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A two sided sign telling us how Fort Pickens came to be and the many battles that Company A was engaged in.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle Of Middle Fork Bridge

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Historical Marker describing the Battle of Middle Fork Bridge, which took place just days before the near-by Battle of Rich Mountain. Holding this bridge gave an advantage to the Union troops at Rich Mt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wv-yen

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: 12/11/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRandolph County / Upshur County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/8/2016

last visited: 2/9/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Pickens

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Tells where Fort Pickens is located.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/22/2015

last visited: 5/23/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Cool

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A historical marker dedicated to the first sheriff of Webster County, located beside State Route 15, just north of Diana, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/8/2009

last visited: 2/20/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBraxton County / Lewis County

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A sign telling us where the counties where formed from and who they were named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: 6/2/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMingo Flats

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Tells how the area got it name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersU.S. Homstead

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Tells what the federal goverment provided to help families move back to the land during the Great Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/11/2012

last visited: 5/13/2012

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