Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
The National Pike
Erected 1965 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
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.
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 steps from this marker); The Defenders of the Union (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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.)
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,691 times since then and 32 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.