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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 MarkersGibson~Linn

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Gibson~Linn secured powder for defense of Fort Henry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWheeling

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At Main St. and I-70

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2008

last visited: 4/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWheeling Suspension Bridge

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This marker is for the oldest long-span wire-cable suspension bridge in the United States

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: 4/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVineyard Hills

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Site of vineyard owned by John Peter Kreusch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Henry

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Fort Henry was a Revolutionary War fort, located here where today Wheeling, West Viriginia thrives.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: 4/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWoman's Aid Societies

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Women helping during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCivil War Nurses

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The first Catholic nursing sisters in Wheeling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWheeling Hospital

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This marker on Route 2 in the north of Wheeling, West Virginia, marks the location of the oldest hospital in the state, chartered in 1850, and located here in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2009

last visited: 11/30/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis and Clark

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This marker sits in front of the City Convention and Tourism center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2010

last visited: 1/24/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFirst State Capitol

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First state Capitol Building of West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCamp Carlile

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Fist West Virginia Inf. Volunteers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Custom House

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Historical marker outside of Independence Hall in Wheeling, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 4/16/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Athenaeum

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A short history of the largest building in Wheeling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGordon Battelle

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Gordon Battelle was a delegate to state's first Constitutional Convention in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Washingtons

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Burial site for some of George Washington's relatives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 11/30/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMount De Chantal

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Wheeling Female Academy in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County / Ohio County

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A double sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 8/20/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJesse Lee Reno

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One of three historical markers located at a small park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 6/3/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersState's Birthplace

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Historical marker designating Wheeling as West Virginia's birthplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 6/3/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe National Pike

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Historical marker located on the east side of town, right next to a Madonna of the Trail statue, noting the history of the Old Cumberland Road. Installed in 1965

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 6/3/2019

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWalter Reuther

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Walter Reuther a labor leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/15/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall County/Ohio County

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A brief history regarding two of West Virginia's northern counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersForks of Wheeling Creek

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This sign is located at the intersection of Rt. 40, Rt. 88, Kruger, and National Road. This is just off Interstae 70, Exit 5 Triadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 10/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElm Grove Stone Bridge

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This sign is located at the intersection of Rt. 40, Rt. 88, Kruger, and National Road. This is just off Interstae 70, Exit 5 Triadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 10/2/2013

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