Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Board of Trade and Court Theatre
The Board of Trade Building was a state-of-the-art office complex which has been home to many prominent Wheeling businesses and was erected at a cost of $170,000. The Court Theatre was expanded in the 1920s and was considered the premier theater in Wheeling which housed many vaudeville shows and plays. The Court was later converted to a movie theater and was closed in 1982.
Wheeling attorney Robert P. Fitzsimmons purchased the entire building in 1996 with his business associates, Russell Jay Guthrie, and Kay L. Guthrie. The property was fully rehabilitated and renovated under the guidance of attorney Fitzsimmons' father, Robert J. Fitzsimmons, and Kay L. Guthrie, Project Manager.
Location. 40° 4.041′ N, 80° 43.261′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 80 12th St, Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wheeling Post No. 1 (about 400 feet away); First State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Siege of Fort Henry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wheeling Wharf (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wheeling -- "a pretty considerable Village" (approx. 0.2 miles away); To The Defenders of the Union, (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
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