Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 40° 3.349′ N, 80° 40.176′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) east of Wheeling Park Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. It is in Wheeling Park, near the entrance, at the Madonna of the Trail statue. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madonna of the Trail (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Madonna of the Trail (a few steps from this marker); The National Pike (a few steps from this marker); Jesse Lee Reno (a few steps from this marker); The Defenders of the Union (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Honor of All who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elm Grove Stone Bridge (approx. one mile away); Forks of Wheeling Creek (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeling.
More about this marker. There is a paved semi-circular driveway
Regarding State’s Birthplace. The capital of West Virginia is now Charleston, 150 miles south.
Also see . . .
1. May 13, 1861: First Wheeling Convention. (Submitted on December 2, 2006.)
2. June 11, 1861: First Session of the Second Wheeling Convention. (Submitted on December 2, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.)
3. Declaration of the People of Virginia. (Submitted on December 2, 2006.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,372 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 5. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.