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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersOhio River

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

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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 MarkersBluefield State Teachers College

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A sign giving a brief history of the college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBluefield State College

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A sign telling us the history of the colleges name changes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: 10/10/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersRaleigh County / Wyoming County

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHome of Jack Warhop

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Babe Ruth's first two major league home runs were hit off of this pitcher.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSite of Mark Twain High School

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Site of school Robert C. Byrd attended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersGiles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike

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A quick,description of the route of the turnpike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersHinton

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A short history of the Hinton WV area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: 9/18/2017

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West Virginia Historical MarkersKellian V. Whaley

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Kellian Whaley one of the first three men to represent the new state of WV in Washington, DC.

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 MarkersBattle of Atkeson's Gate

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Describes a four hour battle that occurred here in 1862.

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 MarkersCaptain John Hereford / Mercer's Bottom

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A two sided sign telling about two officers in the Revolutionary Army.

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 MarkersBuffalo Academy

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Tells about the short history of the school until the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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