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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 MarkersBelle Boyd - Martinsburg, WV

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Marker erected in 2016 for this female spy for the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRoundhouses and Shops / Railroad Strike of 1877

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Information about early railroads and roundhouses in Martinsburg, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/19/2012

last visited: 7/23/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMartinsburg

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Martinsburg, the county seat, was founded in 1778, by General Adam Stephen who named it in honor of Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin, a nephew of Lord Fairfax.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 8/27/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBerkeley Riflemen

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23.07 miles per day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 8/27/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJ. R. Clifford

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A sign telling us what J.R. Clifford was involved with during his lifetime.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGen. Adam Stephen

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Tells about the founder of Martinsburg, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 7/23/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBoydville

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Tells about the fine mansion built near here and some of the people who lived there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 7/23/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMartinsburg #2

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There are at least two Martinsburg markers. One begins with "Established" and the other with "Founded." I just realized I had both in my files.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 8/27/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Neally

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Fort Neally Historical Marker is located along U.S. Route 11 (Williamsport Pike) near Martinsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/8/2009

last visited: 3/23/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVan Metre Ford Bridge

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This historical marker is located at a stone bridge east of Martinsburg, WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/1/2007

last visited: 6/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTuscarora Church

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Some early history about the local church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2012

last visited: 7/23/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Evans

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Tells about the fort built here and the women who defended it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 8/27/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVeterans Administration Center

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A sign telling how the center received its name and when it opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 1/9/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSwan Pond Manor - Shepherdstown, WV

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A large retreat of Thomas Lord Fairfax built in 1738.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: 3/23/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTravelers' Rest

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Information about General Horatio Gates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2012

last visited: 8/13/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHedgesville

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Some early history of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: 7/22/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDarkesville

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Its historic downtown was listed as a National Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 8/27/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Bower

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Tells about General Adam Stephen's home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: 8/10/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle of Hoke's Run - Falling Waters, WV

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Marker erected in 2016 for this early battle in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersShepherd College/Shepherdstown

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Two sided historical marker describing the town and college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/26/2012

last visited: 3/23/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersShepherd State Teachers College

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This historical marker is located at the intersection of German Street (West Virginia Route 230) and King Street (West Virginia Route 480) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2008

last visited: 4/16/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJefferson County/Maryland

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Dual message marker at the state border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe James Rumsey Bridge

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Marker for bridge dedicated to James Rumsey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Prying Pandora

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2010

last visited: 8/27/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersShepherdstown

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Tells of two famous men from here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: 7/24/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeter Burr House

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A sign telling us about one of the state's oldest frame structures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: 2/4/2023

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