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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 MarkersIda L. Reed

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Ida L. Reed is known mainly for her writing of religious hymns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/6/2011

last visited: 1/22/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRandolph Mason

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Tells about the character "Randolph Mason" that Melville Davisson Post created.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 4/27/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEarly Oil Wells

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Tells about the birth of West Virginia's oil industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2013

last visited: 1/26/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEndless Cable System

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Tells about a system installed to produce oil from low producing wells.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2013

last visited: 1/26/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison County / Lewis County

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A sign at the county line telling about the formation of each county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJ. H. Diss Debar

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A marker telling us about the deigner of the West Virginia State seal and coat of arms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 10/11/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPreston County / Maryland

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A two sided sign telling us how Preston County West Virginia was named and how the state of Maryland was named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: 9/24/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBarbour County / Harrison County

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A two sided sign telling when and where the counties were formed from.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 4/27/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFirst M. P. Church

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Tells about the old Harmony Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/22/2015

last visited: 5/23/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJane Lew / Hacker's Creek

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Tells about the forts that were built nearby and the various fights with Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGen. Lightburn

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Tells about local cemetery and that after the Civil War General Lightburn became a Baptist minister.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDoddridge County / Gilmer County

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A two sided side at the county line telling us from where the counties were formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/8/2016

last visited: 2/9/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJackson's Mill

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Where the famed general spent his boyhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 5/21/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHistoric Chrislip Hollow

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The Histrical Marker "Historic Chrislip Hollow" is located near Elk City along WV 57 and Scales Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 10/23/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFirst Land Battle

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Historical Marker, First Land Battle is located along Route's 119 and 250 in Philippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 8/18/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBirthplace - W. D. Zinn

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Historical Marker, Birthplace - W. D. Zinn is located along Route's 119 and 250.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 9/1/2004

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHistoric Campell School

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A two sided sign telling about noted alumni, Arch Hall, M.D. who performed 1st open~heart surgery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/26/2013

last visited: 3/2/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOhio/West Virginia (Wood County)

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Ohio/West Virginia (Wood County)Parkersburg, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2007

last visited: 12/31/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Covered Bridge

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The Covered Bridge historical marker is at Philippi, east end of bridge along US 250.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 8/18/2022

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPhilippi

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The Philippi Historical Marker is located in front of the Barbour County Courthouse at N. Main and Court Streets, in Philippi, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 2/23/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersValley Furnace

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State Historical Marker along West Virginia Route 38 in Barbour County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/29/2011

last visited: 2/23/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSumner School/Robert W. Simmons

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Dual Marker Parkersburg, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2007

last visited: 12/31/2016

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West Virginia Historical MarkersAurora

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Aurora Historical Marker is located along the George Washington Hwy., US Route 50 in the small village of Aurora, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 7/17/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Turnpikes

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Tells us about the roadways completed that Washington favored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Stone Tavern

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Old Stone Tavern on Rt. 50

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wvhunter

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/22/2010

last visited: 7/16/2011

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