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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 MarkersLouis Bennett Library

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Tells how the building became the library.

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 MarkersWeston

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Tells when and where Weston was first settled.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWithers' Grave

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Tells about where Alexander and Melinda Withers are buried.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWeston State Hospital (Marker #1)

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Newer historical marker for Weston State Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 6/13/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSeizure of Weston Bank Funds

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Telling how Governor Pierpont took charge of $30,000 in 1861

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/5/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWeston State Hospital (Marker #2)

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Older historical marker for Weston State Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 6/13/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson's Mill (in Weston)

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Second marker for Jackson's Mill, this one is located along US 19 in Weston itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 5/21/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson's Mill

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Historical marker for WVU Jackson's Mill by intersection of US 19 and CR 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 5/21/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGraves of Heroes

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Short history of the Butcher Cemetery.

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 MarkersJackson's Mill

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Where the famed general spent his boyhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 5/21/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Hacker's Settlement

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John Hacker (1743-1824)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 5/21/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGen. Lightburn

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Tells about local cemetery and that after the Civil War General Lightburn became a Baptist minister.

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 MarkersJane Lew / Hacker's Creek

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Tells about the forts that were built nearby and the various fights with Indians.

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 MarkersFirst M. P. Church

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Tells about the old Harmony Church

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 MarkersHarrison County / Lewis County

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A sign at the county line telling about the formation of each county.

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 MarkersPopulation Center

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The population center of the United States 1840

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/13/2006

last visited: 6/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLorentz

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Lorentz

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/13/2006

last visited: 6/4/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersB&O Depot

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B&O Depot Lost Creek, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/12/2006

last visited: 7/7/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCopley No. 1 Well

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A sign telling us about the largest oil producing well in West Virginia.

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 MarkersBennett~Camden

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Tells of the birth of an auditor and a U.S. Senator

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 MarkersWest Milford

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Site of Richards' Fort or Lowther's Fort.

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 MarkersPringle Tree

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The famous Pringle Tree

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 6/28/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBuckhannon / Frontier Days

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A two sided sign telling how Buckhannon was named and about the Pringle Tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 11/17/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe West Virginia Strawberry Festival

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The first Central Strawberry Festival.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison County

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A sign with the same information on both sides telling about the formation of Harrison County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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