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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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NN76.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersShinnston Tornado

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A short story about the tornado that struck the area in 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 5/7/2017

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SWSW77.1 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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NENE77.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCoketon Colored School

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A sign telling us the background of a segregated school once located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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SWSW77.4 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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NN77.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBig Elm

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The Big Elm Historical Marker is located along Route 19 in Harrison County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/29/2011

last visited: 9/30/2011

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WW78.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrave of Mike Fink

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Grave of Mike Fink Calhoun Co. WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 3/9/2013

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NENE78.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Blackwater

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Located along

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 12/7/2013

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NENE79 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalt Sands

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A sign telling us what the "salt sands" produce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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EE79.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersChampe Rocks

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Tells about the plot to kidnap Benedict Arnold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/7/2012

last visited: 7/14/2012

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EE79.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEagle Rocks

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A brief history about William Eagle, buried nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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EE79.8 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt Michaels Lutheran Church / The Wilfong Church

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A short history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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NN80 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEnterprise

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The Enterprise Historical Marker is located in the town of Enterprise, along WV 19, in Harrison County, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 9/24/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFairfax Stone

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Located along Route 219 northbound near the entrance of the park where the stone is easily found.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 12/7/2013

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NENE80 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFairfax Stone

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The Fairfax stone was a corner of Lord Fairfax's vast estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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NN80 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBathsheba Bigler Smith

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A sign telling about Bathsheba Smith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 2/9/2013

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SWSW80.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPioneer School

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A newer historical marker near the site of one of the first schools in what is now Nicholas County, just east of Zela, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/8/2009

last visited: 4/5/2018

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EE80.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Upper Tract

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A pre-Revolutionary War fort in Pendleton County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 8/10/2019

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EE81 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSmoke Hole

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Another marker about Smoke Hole Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2015

last visited: 8/10/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison / Marion County

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The Harrison County/ Marion County Historical Maker is located along route 19 in Harrison County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 10/11/2011

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WW81.3 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrantsville

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Grantsville, WV

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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WW81.4 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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EE81.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. George's Church

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A brief history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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NWNW81.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Union

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The Historical Marker "West Union" is located along WV 18 near the town of West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 1/19/2013

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WW82.1 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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EE82.1 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSmoke Hole

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A marker about the nearby Smoke Hole Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2015

last visited: 8/10/2019

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