Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
The National Pike
Erected 1965 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the The Historic National Road series list.
Location. 40° 3.344′ N, 80° 40.179′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) east of Wheeling Park Drive, on the right when traveling west. 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. The Madonna of the Trail (here, next to this marker); State’s Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Madonna of the Trail (a few steps from this marker); Jesse Lee Reno (a few In Honor of All who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
Also see . . . The Old Pike : A History of the National Road: With Incidents, Accidents and Anecdotes Thereon. 1894 hardcover Book by Thomas B. Searight, ocassionally available on Amazon.com. (Submitted on September 2, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,769 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 8, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on April 8, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.