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

The First Saint Joseph Cathedral

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
1. The First Saint Joseph Cathedral Marker
Inscription.  
This base and fluted columns are from the interior of the first St. Joseph Cathedral which stood on this site from 1849 until it was torn down in 1923. This base and column pieces were discovered in excavations under the Cathedral during the 1996 restoration.

This plaque is erected in loving memory of those pioneering Catholics - clergy, religious and laity who laid the foundation for our church in this area.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 40° 3.997′ N, 80° 43.185′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on 13th Street just east of Eoff Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Eoff 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. The Dr. John C. Hupp House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Board of Trade and Court Theatre (about 400 feet away); First United Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Charles W. Russell House

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By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
2. The First Saint Joseph Cathedral Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Odd Fellows Hall Association (about 500 feet away); First State Capitol (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named First State Capitol (about 500 feet away); Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
The First Saint Joseph Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
3. The First Saint Joseph Cathedral Marker
The First Saint Joseph Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
4. The First Saint Joseph Cathedral Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 9, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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