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

Old Garibaldi

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
1. Old Caribaldi Marker
Inscription.  
Cannon made 1861 by Workmen of La Belle Nail Factory.

"Old Garibaldi"
Civil Way.
Fired after Spanish American War.
World War.
Wheeling, W.Va.

This cannon fired after the Persian Gulf War 1990-91.
Also fired to commemorate the end of World War II 1941-1948.
Korean War 1950-1955.
Vietnam War 1959-1975.
We pray to God that this cannon is never fired again.
 
Erected by Employees & Management of LaBelle.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 40° 3.846′ N, 80° 43.298′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Memorial is on 16th Street just west of Chapline Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1528 Market 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. Independence Hall (here, next to this marker); The First Campaign (here, next to this marker); Francis H. Pierpont (a few steps from this marker); The Athenaeum (within shouting distance

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of this marker); Old Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station (within shouting distance of this marker); B & O Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); To The Defenders of the Union (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
Old Garibaldi image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2021
3. Old Garibaldi
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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