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Old 04-15-2011, 08:05 AM   #1321
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WBOY CHANNEL 12 (Clarksburg)
Also found a little article and link to this thread here. Great pics and looks like a heckuva project.
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Old 04-15-2011, 09:40 AM   #1322
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Not the type Historical Marker your looking for but I found the carvings interesting at the Rich Mountain Battlefield site.
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Old 04-15-2011, 09:50 AM   #1323
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Nice one. I will update the spreadsheet soon.

I don't remember any of the Morrison stores. When did they close up? Any around the Clarksburg area that you know of?

Thanks again.
Unfortunately, I remember O. J. Morrison's in Clarksburg. The store was located on Main St between 2nd and 3rd Streets.
I say unfortunately because that dates me!
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Old 04-15-2011, 03:30 PM   #1324
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WBOY CHANNEL 12 (Clarksburg)

Thursday - 14 April 2011

5pm and/or 6pm News

Reporter Susan Sullivan asked me to come in for an interview today on the bike. She asked about the markers and our project. It should be on the local news tonight at 5pm AND/OR 6pm. I won't be home, but will hopefully set up my DVD recorder. Maybe they will post the video on their website so I can do an "Imbed" here later.

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EDIT: Here's the link to the interview (with video) CLICK HERE




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Old 04-16-2011, 09:47 PM   #1325
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Hey Mike, Just saw you on the news and followed the link on Wboy to this topic. Great job all of you are doing documenting the markers! Informative posts, Thanks!
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Old 04-22-2011, 11:04 AM   #1326
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Rt 11 WV/VA Marker

Was out scouting around for some markers on Rt 51 and ended up in VA on some gravel roads that eventually put me onto Rt 11 in Va. Heading back into WV I found this and took some pix in case. Just looked over the spreadsheet and don't see it so...

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Old 04-22-2011, 02:35 PM   #1327
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Lookin at it, it's about 100 yds over on the VA side of the state line, so It's most likely a VA marker.
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:40 PM   #1328
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Hey Mike, Just saw you on the news and followed the link on Wboy to this topic. Great job all of you are doing documenting the markers! Informative posts, Thanks!
Thanks, Steve. Sorry for the delay replying - I just got back from a conference in Florida. No, it was not fun. I'd rather be in WV in the rain. No internet connection unless I wanted to pay the ripoff hotel $10 per day for a connection. In addition to $12 a day to park my car there. In addition to ........ oh, the list goes on. "You want a straw with that drink?"

You're welcome to join in the hunt for the last group. They're scattered all around the state. (See elroyjetsn's post above) Lots coming to the eastern panhandle soon (if not already).

What part of WV are you from?
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:42 PM   #1329
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Lookin at it, it's about 100 yds over on the VA side of the state line, so It's most likely a VA marker.
Nope, it looks like the WV seal on top. Thanks!

I just got home from FL, so I will try to get the spreadsheet updated this weekend or the first of the week.

This one was listed as missing. ("Was lost, but now I'm found...")
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Old 04-22-2011, 05:44 PM   #1330
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Hope you had a great time in the other Panhandle!

Tried again to find the Ft. Evans marker on rt. 11 on the ride back to Martinsburg and can't seem to find it on that stretch. Now, a tornado spun off of Ivan took out a few houses along 11 near Inwood and might have carried off that marker as well.

Did see the Morgan Morgan memorial with the 2 markers. Been through there lots of times and never noticed it!
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Old 04-22-2011, 06:03 PM   #1331
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Hope you had a great time in the other Panhandle!
Oh, but I did! http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15734868&postcount=2139

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Tried again to find the Ft. Evans marker on rt. 11 on the ride back to Martinsburg and can't seem to find it on that stretch. Now, a tornado spun off of Ivan took out a few houses along 11 near Inwood and might have carried off that marker as well.

Did see the Morgan Morgan memorial with the 2 markers. Been through there lots of times and never noticed it!
The expert on that part of the state is vatrader01. He could talk for hours on all the ones he got and the ones that were missing. Very interesting guy, in case you never met him.
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Old 04-25-2011, 05:07 AM   #1332
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My dad turned me onto this one. It's a newer style, but placed by the WVDOT. Near Harrisville on Co Rd 12 (Bunnels Run). I'm not sure if you want to include it in your list, or if someone has already but here it is...





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Old 04-25-2011, 04:35 PM   #1333
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Very interesting, Gabby. I'll send a link to Joe Geiger and see what he says about it. It's definitely not one of the WV Archives & History markers. It looks like one that was bought and installed by the oil & gas company, but it says WVDOH. Hmmmm.... Stay tuned.
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Old 04-25-2011, 05:29 PM   #1334
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They relocated the road a few years ago to make way for the North Bend Lake backwaters. The oil & gas company has been defunct for decades, so it must have been the DOH who placed it. Interesting none the less.
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Old 04-30-2011, 04:02 PM   #1335
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Tuscarora Church Marker is back!

The new Tuscarora Church Marker. (the old one had been broken off)

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