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Roadside Historical Markers


1934

The Highway historical marker program began

Other events that happened on or around 1934

Apr 26, 1937

West Virginia’s first highway historical marker was installed in Charleston, detailing history of state capitol

1937

The original 440 sites designated by the Commission on Historic and Scenic Highway Markers were erected

Other events that happened on or around 1937

2000

The West Virginia Celebration 2000 provided funds for roadside historical markers

2002

Guides to the texts and location of roadside historical markers was issued

Other events that happened on or around 2002


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