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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 MarkersFort Fuller / Capture of New Creek

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A double sided sign, Fort Fuller built in 1862 and the capture of 700 Union soldiers at Fort Fuller.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPotomac State College

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Located on a corner in front of the college this marker sits a bit high off the ground and like most other WV markers could use some TLC. The campus seems nice aside from the town locals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/27/2006

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersKeyser / Averell's Raid

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A sign telling about Averell's Raid and how many times the town of Keyser changed hands during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersKeyser

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Located in downtown Keyser on the northboud side of Route 220 there is parking at the nearby basketball courts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/27/2006

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas R. Carskadon

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A outline of jobs held by Thomas R. Carskadon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOriskany~Helderberg

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Oriskany sandstone and Helderberg limestone have produced over a trillion cubic of gas in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWashington's Host

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A sign telling of Abraham Johnson's arrival in the Patterson Creek valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 4/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMayo And Savage

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A sign telling us about trying to find the headwaters of the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 4/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDon Redman

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A sign telling about Don Redman and Jazz music.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 4/17/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVandiver-Trout-Clause- House

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Located along the Eastbound side of Route 50, this marker sits in front of the actual house which seems to be kept up pretty well. Parking is a cinch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/27/2006

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClaysville United Methodist Church

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Ample parking at the church a hundred or so feet from the marker, but the church is the place to see. If you can get photos of the inside that would be great!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/25/2006

last visited: 8/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDr. John Green

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First resident doctor in Mineral County WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: 4/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMineral County / State of Maryland

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A two sided giving a brief history of Maryland and Mineral County WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: 4/16/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCol. Claudius Crozet/ Mechanicsburg Gap

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Located before the gap and along Eastbound Route 50 there is easy parking but no sights. There is however a Civil war fort east of here worth visiting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/27/2006

last visited: 8/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Ashby

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Fort Ashby marker, located in Fort Ashby at the intersection of WV 28 and WV 46.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bitmapped

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 5/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Mill Ridge Trenches

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Located at the intersection of Fort Mill Ridge Road and Core Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Ashby

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Fort Ashby, one in the chain of Indian forts built by George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOriskany Sand

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A sign telling us the amount of gas that the "Oriskany Sand" has produced in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLew Wallace's Raid on Romney

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A sign telling about Col. Lew Wallace raid against Southern forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWhite House Farm - Summit Point WV

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In 1740, Dr. John McCormick, a Scots (Scotch)-Irish immigrant bought 395 acres from Jost Hite and established White House Farm

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndian Mound

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This marker is located along Route 50 right at the entrance to the Indian Mound Cemetary. This cemetary is well worth the visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 10/26/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Forman

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A sign telling us about Capt. William Forman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 10/28/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEarly Memorial

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Located in front of the Hampshire County Courthouse and the intersection of route 28 and 50 in downtown Romney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/25/2006

last visited: 10/26/2011

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West Virginia Historical Markers"Stonewall" Jackson

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Located in front of the Hampshire County Courthouse and the intersection of route 28 and 50 in downtown Romney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/25/2006

last visited: 10/26/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGrant County / Mineral County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: 3/20/2016

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