Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 40° 2.591′ N, 80° 39.53′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of Wheeling and Elm Grove Boulevard (West Virginia Route 88) and National Road (U.S. 40), on the left when traveling west on Wheeling and Elm Grove Boulevard. Click for map. This intersection is where the National Road makes a right to continue west. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forks of Wheeling Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Elm Grove Stone Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse Lee Reno (approx. one mile away); The Madonna of the Trail The National Pike (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeling.
Also see . . .
1. History of Monument Place at Elm Grove, West Va. (Submitted on December 9, 2006.)
2. Shepherd Hall. (Monument Place) National Register of Historic Places nomination form. (Submitted on April 7, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
1. Shepherd's Fort
A stockaded blockhouse built by Captain David Shepherd in 1775, Shepherd's Fort was destroyed by Indians in 1777, rebuilt and enlarged in 1786 and replaced by Shepherd Hall in 1798.
— Submitted April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Notable Buildings •
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