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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 MarkersMason-Dixon Line

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On the west side of Bruceton Road (281), just inside West Virginia on the Mason-Dixon line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/30/2008

last visited: 6/12/2009

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDoddridge County / Tyler County

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Tells about the formation of the two counties.

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 MarkersSaltwell

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Tells us about the first deep well drilled in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/13/2012

last visited: 7/15/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison County / Taylor County

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A sign at the county line telling about the formation of Harrison and Taylor counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 2/9/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMonongalia / Taylor Counties

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2 sided marker on the Monongalia/Taylor counties border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wvhunter

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/8/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSpelter Community/Spelter Zinc Plant

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Dual Marker US 19

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 9/24/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArthurdale

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This area was once Col. John Fairfax's old plantation and then later a Federal homestead project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 12/10/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArthurdale

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A sign telling when and how the town was built and what type of buildings where here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/15/2011

last visited: 12/17/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCow Run Sand

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A sign telling us about the cow run sand that produces oil and natural gas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: 11/21/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersEarly Settlers

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Early Settlers of Pleasants County

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 12/24/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHarrison County/Doddridge County - West Virginia

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The Harrison County/Doddridge County Historical Marker is located along SR 23 near the community of Salem, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 1/19/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt. Marys

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Established as a town, 1851

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 12/24/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPleasants County / State of Ohio

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A two sided sign on the east bank of the Ohio river. Telling where Pleasants County was formed from and when the State of Ohio was admitted to the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/17/2012

last visited: 1/22/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWest Union

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The Historical Marker "West Union" is located along WV 18 near the town of West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 1/19/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersVaucluse

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A quick history of the town Vaucluse WV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSalem

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Salem Historical Marker is located along Main Street, SR 50, in Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 2/9/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSimpson Creek Covered Bridge

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A nice covered bridge that is home to a geocache!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member renruts

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/2/2007

last visited: 10/2/2015

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West Virginia Historical MarkersIndustrial Home for Girls

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A sign telling about the home for girls that was opened here in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/11/2013

last visited: 2/18/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Iron Furnace

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Casting made here were used in the Brandonville stove used by settlers west of the Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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West Virginia Historical MarkersValley Falls

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Historical Marker about the Valley Falls, a mile-long gorge with water falls along the nearby Tygart Valley River. The marker is located in Grafton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member king.hubi

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2010

last visited: 10/16/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRitchie / Pleasants County

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A two sided marker at the Ritchie and Pleasants County line on Route 16.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/27/2011

last visited: 12/29/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohm Simpson

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In 1764, John Simpson, hunter and trapper, established a camp here.

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 MarkersJohn Barton Payne

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A sign pointing out the birthplace of John Barton Payne and some things he did during his life time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: 10/20/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPruntytown

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A sign telling us about the town of Pruntytown, WV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: 10/20/2011

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West Virginia Historical MarkersTowers School

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Built in 1894 and named in honor of Reverend George Towers, graduate of Oxford, England who was a teacher at Randolph Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 1/15/2013

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