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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 MarkersShinnston Tornado

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A short story about the tornado that struck the area in 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 5/7/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHundred

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A sign telling how the town got its name.

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 MarkersMarion County / Wetzel County

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A sign at the county line telling about the formation of the 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 MarkersBathsheba Bigler Smith

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A sign telling about Bathsheba Smith.

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 MarkersLumberport

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The home of Col. Benjamin Robinson, a soldier in the Revolution.

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 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 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 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 MarkersNational Cemetery

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Tells about the first National Military Cemetery in West Virginia.

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 MarkersFairmont State College

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Tells when Fairmont State College was started.

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 MarkersBoothsville

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Tells how the town received its name.

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 MarkersMarion County / Taylor County

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Tells where the counties where formed from.

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 MarkersThe Jackson Cemetery

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In this cemetery lie buried members of the Stonewall Jackson family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2013

last visited: 8/1/2004

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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 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 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 MarkersWest Milford

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Site of Richards' Fort or Lowther's Fort.

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 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 MarkersOak Mounds

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Directly to the east are two earthen, domed burial mounds.

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 MarkersVeterans Administration Hospital

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Veterans Administration Hospital

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: 6/29/2013

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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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West Virginia Historical MarkersGantz Sand

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Gantz Sand

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2012

last visited: 11/30/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMonongalia / Preston County

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Tells when and from where the two counties were formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: 11/13/2012

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHenry Clay Furnace

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Gives a quick history of the Henry Clay Furnace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: 11/13/2012

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