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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 MarkersBig Lime and Big Injun

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"Big Injun", produce oil and natural gas in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 8/18/2012

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NN63.7 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison County / Taylor County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 4/27/2013

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EE63.9 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTuscarora (Clinton) Sand

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Located on highway 28.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 6/3/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBirthplace of Rivers

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Located on highway 28 between Riverton and Circleville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 6/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPocahontas County

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Located on highway 28 between Riverton and Circleville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 6/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVeterans Administration Hospital

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Veterans Administration Hospital

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 6/29/2013

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NN64.2 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOak Mounds

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Directly to the east are two earthen, domed burial mounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Powers' Fort

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John Powers, 1771

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/12/2006

last visited: 4/18/2013

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NN64.5 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOak Mounds

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Hopewellian culture between A. D. 1 and 1000

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 1/12/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBenedum Civic Center

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Enlarged replica on site of original Michael L. Benedum family home

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 9/18/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDoddridge County / Gilmer County

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A two sided side at the county line telling us from where the 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 MarkersThe Jackson Cemetery

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In this cemetery lie buried members of the Stonewall Jackson family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2013

last visited: 8/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn S. Carlile

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He opposed West Virgins as a new state and voted against it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClarksburg Convention

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A convention in Clarksburg that to West Virginia statehood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersStonewall Jackson

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Birthplace of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/12/2006

last visited: 5/7/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClarksburg

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Clarksburg Established, 1785

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/12/2006

last visited: 5/7/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTowers School

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Built in 1894 and named in honor of Reverend George Towers, graduate of Oxford, England who was a teacher at Randolph Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohm Simpson

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In 1764, John Simpson, hunter and trapper, established a camp here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVirginia

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Located on highway 220 near Harper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 8/10/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia (Pendleton County)

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Located on highway 220 near Harper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 8/10/2019

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NWNW66 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJ. H. Diss Debar

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A marker telling us about the deigner of the West Virginia State seal and coat of arms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 10/11/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOriskany Sand

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Tells about nearby sandstone producing gas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/7/2012

last visited: 7/14/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. George

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First county seat

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2008

last visited: 8/29/2013

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SS66.6 km

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDroop Mountain

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This historic marker commemorates the Civil War Battle that took place near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2009

last visited: 9/30/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAnna Jarvis' Birthplace

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State historical marker located outside of the Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2011

last visited: 10/16/2011

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