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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 MarkersPatrick Gass

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This marker in Wellsburg, West Virginia commemorates Patrick Gass, member of the Lewis & Clark expedition who settled here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCampbell Tarr

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A brief history of Campbell Tarr

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/30/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMiller's Tavern

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Marker for historic tavern now museum in Wellsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWellsburg Wharf

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Maker giving history of wharf area in Wellsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: 8/21/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWellsburg

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This marker commemorates the founding of Wellsburg, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIsaac H. Duval

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A brief history of Isaac H. Duval

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/30/2022

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIsaac Duvall and Company

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This marker honors Isaac Duvall whose company built the first glass house in western Virginia in 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGeorge Washington Crossing 1770

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George Washington crossed here to look at land he wished to own.

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 MarkersGrimes Golden Apple

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Notes the location of the first Grimes Golden Apple tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFort Decker

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A fort built by John Decker in 1774

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 MarkersDrovers Inn

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West Virginia historical marker located in front of Drovers Inn, built in 1848

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBethany Turnpike Tunnels

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A sign telling about the first highway tunnels west of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 4/25/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWaugh Flour Mills

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A sign telling us about the early flour mills in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 4/25/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Virginia Flying Corps

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West Virginia's first military air field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBeech Bottom Fort

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On northbound Rt. 2 in Beech Bottom WV, across the river from the power plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2008

last visited: 1/15/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. John's Episcopal Church

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First Episcopal Church west of the Alleghenies.

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 MarkersBethany - Bethany College

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Marker giving brief history of the town of Bethany and Bethany College.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 4/8/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDelta Tau Delta Birthplace

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In this house in 1858, the Delta Tau Delta Social Fraternity was founded!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member renruts

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/12/2008

last visited: 4/9/2014

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBethany - Rice's Fort

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Marker giving early history of Bethany, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 10/18/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBethany Church of Christ

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Where Church Street meets Main Street in Bethany, Brooke County, WV, Bethany Church of Christ is the oldest church in Bethany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member renruts

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/12/2008

last visited: 3/31/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVillage of Power / Windsor Power Plant

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A two sided sign telling us about the village built to house the workers and about the nearby power plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/12/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCampbell Cemetery - Bethany, West Virginia

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Marker for historic cemetery where many members of the Campbell family and early leaders of the Disciples of Christ and Bethany College are buried.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 10/18/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAlexander Campbell - Bethany, West Virginia

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Marker about religious leader of the Disciples of Christ and his former home near Bethany, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 4/25/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBrooke County/Hancock County

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This historical marker located in Weirton, West Virginia, describes the history of Brooke County on one side and Hancock County on the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 8/21/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBrooke / Ohio County

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A two sided sign on the Brooke & Ohio county line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/17/2011

last visited: 11/21/2011

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