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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 MarkersOld Town

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Found alongside WV Route 2 on the north end of New Cumberland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TyroneShoelaces

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOhio River

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Ohio River brought supplies to and from New Cumberland, WV.

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 MarkersNew Cumberland

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Near hear graves of early settlers.

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 MarkersCapt John Porter / Chelsea China Company

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John Porter developer of New Cumberland and founder of china factory on Ohio River.

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 MarkersContested County Seat

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History of contested county seat.

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 MarkersGravel Hill Academy

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General history of building.

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 MarkersOld Town

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General history of Old Town.

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 MarkersBrickyard Bend

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General background of brick industry in area.

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 MarkersNew Cumberland

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Found alongside WV Route 2 in New Cumberland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TyroneShoelaces

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBrickyard Bend - New Cumberland, West Virginia

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Marker with history of brick yards along WV Hwy 2 near New Cumberland, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEarly Mills

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This marker on Route 2 in West Vriginia's panhandle marks the site of early mills. A stone marker commemorating the Poe brothers, scouts who rescued prisoner from the Wyandott near here is also at this location.

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 MarkersHartford's Mill

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Found alongside a road in Tomlinson Run State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TyroneShoelaces

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/20/2015

last visited: 2/13/2018

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPeter Tarr Furnace

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First blast furnace 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 MarkersLogan Massacre

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Site of the killing of Chief Logan's family.

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 MarkersThree Springs Church

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Original log Three Springs Church.

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 MarkersHolliday's Cove

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A sign telling about Fort Holliday.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 3/10/2019

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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 MarkersHancock County / State of Ohio

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Tells where Hancock County was formed from and named after. Tells when Ohio was admitted to the union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/18/2021

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersNewell

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This roadside marker commemorates the pottery works at Newell, West virginia, on the Ohio River.

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 MarkersRock Spring Park

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Named for natural spring used by George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 7/7/2022

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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 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 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 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 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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