Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Ohio County / State of Ohio
State of Ohio. Named for the river, called by the Iroquois the “Beautiful River.” Visited by La Salle in 1669–1670. Once part of the Northwest Territory. Settled at Marietta, 1788. Admitted to the Union, 1803. Home of eight United States Presidents.
Location. 40° 4.353′ N, 80° 44.238′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Zane Street (U.S. 40) near Bridge Park, 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Carlile (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National Historic Road in Ohio (approx. 0.2 miles away in Ohio); Historic Bridgeport (approx. 0.2 miles away in Ohio); Charles Ellet, Jr. (approx. half a mile away); Augustus Pollack (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marsh Wheeling Stogies (approx. 0.6 miles away); List House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wheeling (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 949 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.