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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Mingo

 
 
The Mingo Statue image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. 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. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
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); Gibson-Linn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wheeling Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); List House (approx. half a mile away); Augustus Pollack (approx. half a 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.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mingo Indians. Historical references. (Submitted on May 10, 2006.) 

2. Mingo Indians. Page from the Ohio History Central site. (Submitted on May 10, 2006.) 

3. Restored Mingo Indian Statue Is Unveiled. by Shelley Hanson, The Intelligencer,
Brass Tablet at Base of Statue image. Click for full size.
By Phyllis Prats, May 5, 2006
2. Brass Tablet at Base of Statue
Wheeling News-Register
, September 6, 2012. This article describes the restoration and re-dedication of the Mingo Statue in 2012. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
10th Anniversary Kiwanis Club Plaque image. Click for full size.
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.
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 Statue image. Click for full size.
By Phyllis Prats, May 5, 2006
5. The Mingo Statue
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
6. The Mingo Marker
Close-up view of the statue of "The Mingo."
The Mingo Statue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 31, 2005
7. The Mingo Statue
The Mingo image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2007
8. The Mingo
The Mingo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2010
9. 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.
By Allen C. Browne, August 31, 2005
10. 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.
By Allen C. Browne, August 31, 2005
11. The Old Windmill Pub
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,515 times since then and 47 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 May 10, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   6. submitted on January 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   7, 8. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   9. submitted on January 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   10, 11. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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