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

The Mingo

 
 
The Mingo Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Phyllis Prats, May 5, 2006
1. The Mingo Statue
Stone Boulevard is on the left, National Road is on the right, heading west.
Inscription.  
The Mingo, original inhabitant of this valley, extends greetings and peace to all wayfarers.
 
Erected 1928 by The Kiwanis Club and Geo. W. Lutz.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 4.753′ N, 80° 43.383′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of National Road (U.S. 40) and Stone Boulevard and Mt. Wood Road and Pike Street, on the left when traveling west on National Road. Stone Boulevard starts at this intersection, veering off from National Road at a Y intersection. The statue is at the Y, facing north, with the National Road on its left and Stone Boulevard at its right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McColloch’s Leap (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Wood Cemetery (about 600 feet away); 612 Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gibson-Linn (approx. 0.2 miles away); The E.G. Kramer House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
More about this marker. If you are traveling west on National Road you will see the statue in front of you as you approach the intersection.
 
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1. Mingo Indians. Historical references. (Submitted on May 10, 2006.) 

2. Mingo Indians. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on May 10, 2006.) 

3. Reexamining Wheeling’s Mingo Statue. Weelunk website entry (Submitted on December 14, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Brass Tablet at Base of Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Phyllis Prats, May 5, 2006
2. Brass Tablet at Base of Statue
10th Anniversary Kiwanis Club Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Phyllis Prats, May 5, 2006
3. 10th Anniversary Kiwanis Club Plaque
This is on the right side of the base, facing National Road.
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2007
4. The Mingo Marker
The Mingo
Original Inhabitant
of this valley
Extends
Greetings and Peace
--
Presented
To the City of Wheeling
by
The Kiwanis Club
and
Geo. W. Lutz.
1928
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 3, 2021
5. The Mingo Marker
The Mingo Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Phyllis Prats, May 5, 2006
6. The Mingo Statue
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
7. The Mingo Marker
Close-up view of the statue of "The Mingo."
The Mingo Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 31, 2005
8. The Mingo Statue
The Mingo image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2007
9. The Mingo
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
10. The Mingo Marker
A distant view of the historical marker with Stone Boulevard seen on the left and the National Road on the right, heading west.
The Old Windmill Pub image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 31, 2005
11. The Old Windmill Pub
This abandoned pub at 501 Stone Boulevard was originally a filling station.
The Old Windmill Pub image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 31, 2005
12. The Old Windmill Pub
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 3, 2021
13. The Mingo Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,072 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on July 7, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   6. submitted on May 10, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   7. submitted on January 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   8, 9. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   10. submitted on January 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   11, 12. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   13. submitted on July 7, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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