Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Wheeling Post No. 1
Oldest Post of the American Legion
P.J. McGinley • George S. Houston
Joseph H. Reass • Thomas McK. Cummins
Edmund Lee Jones
Erected by Wheeling Post No. 1 at Department Convention, September, 1940, T.Y. Beckett, Past Commander, Chairman.
Erected 1940 by Wheeling Post No. 1, The American Legion.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I.
Location. 40° 4.051′ N, 80° 43.352′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (West Virginia Route 2) and 12th Street, on the right when traveling north on Market Street. Marker is on the wall of the Laconia Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1144 Market Street, Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Washington Hall (here, next to this marker); Board of Trade and Court Theatre (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wheeling Wharf (about 600 feet away); Wheeling -- "a pretty considerable Village" (about 600 feet away); The Siege of Fort Henry (about 600 feet away); Congressional Medal of Honor (about 700 feet away); Pennsylvania Depot (about 700 feet away); In Memoriam (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.