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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 MarkersB&O Railroad

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A sign telling about connecting Baltimore to the Ohio River, by railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBattle Of Middle Fork Bridge

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Historical Marker describing the Battle of Middle Fork Bridge, which took place just days before the near-by Battle of Rich Mountain. Holding this bridge gave an advantage to the Union troops at Rich Mt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wv-yen

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: 12/11/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas S. Haymond / Alpheus F. Haymond

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Thomas Haymond a veteran of the War of 1812 and his son Alpheus Haymond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/19/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThe Gilmer Rifles

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Company D, "The Gilmer Rifles" saw action in three Civil War battles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPopulation Center

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One of four locations that the population center of the United States occurred within West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDestruction of Oil Works

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Confederates destroyed Oil wells and took horses with them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMurder of William B. Dulin

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William B. Dulin killed by southern sympathizers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWells Lock and Dam NO. 3

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A lock and dam allowing navigation of Little Kanawha River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn S. Carlile

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He opposed West Virgins as a new state and voted against it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersClarksburg Convention

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A convention in Clarksburg that to West Virginia statehood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJulia Robertson Pierpont

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Fist lady of postwar Virginia whose efforts led to the start of Memorial Day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersFrancis H. Pierpont

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The father of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGreenbrier Church & Cemetery

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A quick history of the Greenbrier Seventh Day Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersOld Iron Works / First Pottery

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A brief history of Iron Furnaces in Monongalia County and the first pottery in the area. Note: There is another two sided sign exactly like this one located at the end of Walnut Street near the Monongahela River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 4/26/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWhite House Farm - Summit Point WV

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In 1740, Dr. John McCormick, a Scots (Scotch)-Irish immigrant bought 395 acres from Jost Hite and established White House Farm

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/12/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJohn Brown Scaffold

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Site of the scaffold on which John Brown, leader of the Harpers Ferry raid, was executed December the Second, 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersPresbyterian Church

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The Huntersville Presbyterian Church of the colonial style with balcony for slaves was built, 1854, and used by all denominations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersArnoldsburg Skirmish - Arnoldsburg, WV

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Site of Camp McDonald, set up, 1862, occupied by the 11th W. Va. Inf., U.S.V.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/8/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersMarshall Memorial Boulevard - Huntington, WV

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On November 14, 1970, a chartered jet crashed on approach to Tri-State Airport near Huntington, claiming the lives of seventy-five members of the Marshall University football team, coaches, fans, pilots & crew.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGlenville State Teachers College- Glenville, WV

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A central West Virginia college maintained for the training of grade and high school teachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/7/2020

last visited: 10/24/2021

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWood County / State of Ohio

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A two sided sign telling us when and from where Wood County WV was formed and what the state of Ohio is named after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBelleville

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Belleville, an important outpost fort between the Kanawha and Little Kanawha rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBurr-Blennerhassett

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Harman Blennerhassett and Aaron Burr

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/3/2020

last visited: 9/8/2020

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West Virginia Historical MarkersDubois High School

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A short history of Dubois High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2019

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSt Michaels Lutheran Church / The Wilfong Church

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A short history about the church building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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