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

Wheeling High School World War II Memorial

 
 
Wheeling High School World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
1. Wheeling High School World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Erected in honor of
Wheeling High School Students
who served their country
during World War II,
and dedicated to
the Glory of God
and the memory of those
who gave their lives
for freedom

 
Erected 1946 by Wheeling High School Students and Faculty.
 
Location. 40° 2.809′ N, 80° 43.6′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of Chapline Street and 36th Street, on the right when traveling south on Chapline Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the athletic field west of Wheeling Middle School. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Side World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mail Pouch Tobacco (approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Lady of Mount Lebanon Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marshall County/Ohio County (approx. one mile away); Site of Wheeling High School (approx. one mile away); The Athenaeum (approx. 1.2 miles away); B & O Railroad (approx. 1.2 miles away); Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Wheeling High School World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
2. Wheeling High School World War II Memorial
Wheeling High School World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2010
3. Wheeling High School World War II Memorial
I-470 Ohio River Bridge in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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