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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Greenhouses

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
1. Greenhouses Marker
Inscription.  Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Early Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed arrangement of grounds for Waddington Farms.

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View of the north side of the greenhouse complex on the Oglebay family's Waddington Farms estate.

Greenhouses as they appeared in 1910 on the Oglebay family's estate.

Walkway beside the Greenhouses at Waddington Farms. This view shows the surrounding gardens in 1910.

Interior view of the Palm House around 1910.


 
Erected by Courtney and Marguerite Rankin Burton Charitable Trust and the Helena Armbrecht Estate.
 
Location. 40° 6.174′ N, 80° 40.067′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Oglebay Drive (West Virginia Route 88) 0.2 miles north of Lodge Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Greenhouses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
2. Greenhouses Marker
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guest House (within shouting distance of this marker); Formal Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mansion (about 300 feet away); Oglebay Mansion Museum (about 400 feet away); South Lawn (about 400 feet away); Farm Residence (about 500 feet away); Carriage House Glass (about 600 feet away); Serpentine Drive (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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