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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wheeling, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Ohio County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Ohio County, WV (168) Brooke County, WV (43) Marshall County, WV (48) Belmont County, OH (72) Jefferson County, OH (95) Washington County, PA (343)  OhioCounty(168) Ohio County (168)  BrookeCounty(43) Brooke County (43)  MarshallCounty(48) Marshall County (48)  BelmontCountyOhio(72) Belmont County (72)  JeffersonCounty(95) Jefferson County (95)  WashingtonCountyPennsylvania(343) Washington County (343)
Wheeling is the county seat for Ohio County
Wheeling is in Ohio County
      Ohio County (168)  
ADJACENT TO OHIO COUNTY
      Brooke County (43)  
      Marshall County (48)  
      Belmont County, Ohio (72)  
      Jefferson County, Ohio (95)  
      Washington County, Pennsylvania (343)  
 
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1West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — 612 Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176785) HM
2West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — 623 Main Street
623 Main Street has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176784) HM
3West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — 647 Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176781) HM
4West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — 659 Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176779) HM
5West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — 745 Main Street
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176774) HM
6West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — 800 Main Street
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176773) HM
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7West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Alex Salvatori and James R. Flynn
In recognition of Fed One Bank's Founders, Alex Salvatori and James R. Flynn for their wisdom, leadership, commitment, and contribution to the community. Fed One Bank Founded . . . Map (db m196414) HM
8West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Alexis de Tocqueville
. . . Map (db m64227) HM
9West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Alpaca
Alpacas were domesticated from the Vicuña, a member of the Camelid family, about 6,000 years ago in the Andes Mountains of South America. They are mostly farmed for their wool, which is especially soft and also considered hypoallergenic. . . . Map (db m196417) HM
10West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Augustus Pollack
Erected by Trade Union Members of United States in memory of Augustus Pollack whose business life and actions were always in sympathy with organized labor.Map (db m16250) HM
11West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Augustus PollackFriend of Organized Labor
Born in Germany in 1830, Augustus Pollack came to Wheeling in the 1850s and established the Crown Stogie Company in East Wheeling. Most known for his labor-management relations, he paid excellent wages, provided exceptional conditions, and . . . Map (db m196408) HM
12West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — B & O Railroad“All Aboard!”
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad reached Wheeling on Christmas Eve 1852 and was one of the best presents the city of Wheeling ever received. From that Christmas until the last “All Aboard!” was shouted on June 30, 1961, our city utilized . . . Map (db m39785) HM
13West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Bald Eagle / Amelia the Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle Bald eagles are large birds of prey found throughout North America. They typically prefer habitats near lakes, streams, or rivers where they can hunt for their primary prey of fish. However, bald eagles also regularly . . . Map (db m196428) HM
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14West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station
. . . Map (db m72277) HM
15West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Baltimore and Ohio RailroadB&O
Arrived in Wheeling January 13, 1853Map (db m196412) HM
16West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Board of Trade and Court Theatre
On this site stood the first Ohio County Courthouse whose cornerstone was laid in 1839. In the 1890s, the Courthouse was razed and replaced by the Board of Trade Building and Court Theatre. Wheeling architect Edward Batee Franzheim designed the . . . Map (db m71103) HM
17West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Bobcat
• Bobcats are carnivores and hunt as ambush predators, waiting for a prey item to get close to them before pouncing. • Bobcats in West Virginia eat a variety of prey items including birds, small rodents, squirrels, woodchucks, beavers, . . . Map (db m196431) HM
18West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Boer and Nubian Goats
Goats use their lips, teeth, and tongue to graze and browse from vegetation. These intelligent creatures are very curious, and they will even stand on their back legs to reach up into the trees for food. Goats were one of the first . . . Map (db m196418) HM
19West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Brooke County / Ohio County
Brooke County. Formed in 1797 from Ohio County. Named for Robert Brooke, Virginia governor, 1794-1796. Here Alexander Campbell founded the Christian Church and established a college. First Grimes Golden apple tree in this county. Ohio . . . Map (db m176459) HM
20West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Camp CarlileUnion Camp at Wheeling Island — The First Campaign —
On the morning of May 14, 1861, the companies of Capt. Andrew H. Britt and Edward W. Stephens marched across the Wheeling Suspension Bridge to Wheeling Island. They settled into camp on the northwestern corner of the island at the fairgrounds. . . . Map (db m92543) HM
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21West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Camp Carlile
At this camp, Generals Duvall, Kelley, and Colonel Thoburn recruited and rendezvoused the First (West) Virginia Inf., Volunteers. Later, name was changed to Camp Willey, in honor of one of the State's first United States Senators.Map (db m189421) HM
22West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Camp Carlile
Former Union army training center 1861 - 1865Map (db m196354) HM
23West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Camp Carlile"A Warlike Appearance"
Imagine the Wheeling Island landscape in front of you filled with thousands of marching soldiers, galloping horses, and booming cannons. Clouds of woodsmoke and gun smoke hung over the fields that stretch north along the back channel of the Ohio . . . Map (db m200542) HM
24West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Carriage House Glass
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed arrangement . . . Map (db m139630) HM
25West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Central Chinese Goral
• The central Chinese goral is a goat species from mountainous regions of China. • This species is capable of jumping long distances to evade predators such as tigers and snow leopards. • Males are slightly larger than females with . . . Map (db m196415) HM
26West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Central Ohio RailroadWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Chartered in 1848Map (db m196404) HM
27West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Charles Ellet, Jr.(1810 – 1862)
This notable American engineer designed the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, completed in 1849. Ellet’s other engineering accomplishments included: improving flood control and navigation of mid-western rivers; planning the layout of railways . . . Map (db m75843) HM
28West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Charles W. Russell House
Charles W. Russell House Built in 1848 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176803) HM
29West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Civil War Nurses
The first Catholic nursing sisters in Wheeling, Sisters of St. Joseph, arrived in 1853 to operate Wheeling Hospital. During the Civil War, they nursed Union and Confederate soldiers and military prisoners. In 1864. several Sisters received . . . Map (db m189410) HM
30West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Cleveland & Pittsburgh RailroadWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Chartered in 1836Map (db m196400) HM
31West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling RailroadWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Incorporated in 1883Map (db m196369) HM
32West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Congressional Medal of HonorRecipients of Ohio County
Civil War 1865     Josiah M. Curtis 1865     Daniel A. Wood 1865     Joseph McCauslin 1865     Thomas Anderson Indian Wars 1869     Michael Corcoran 1874     William Dixon 1875     Daniel Bishop Noncombatant . . . Map (db m117460) WM
33West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Eastern Box Turtle
Box turtles can be found in forests and grasslands of the eastern United States. They spend their time foraging throughout their range searching for plants and invertebrates that make up the majority of their diet. The most notable feature . . . Map (db m196448) HM
34West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Farm Residence
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed arrangement . . . Map (db m139629) HM
35West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — First Mass in West Virginia
This plaque commemorates the first Mass in what is now West Virginia August 13, 1749, and the establishment of the Catholic Diocese of Wheeling July 19, 1850.Map (db m196367) HM
36West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — First State Capitol
First Government of West Virginia established here on June 20, 1863 with Arthur I. Boreman as Governor. This building served as the state capitol until 1870 and again from 1875 to 1876.Map (db m71063) HM
37West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — First State Capitol
Built in 1859 for Linsly Institute, this building served as the first capitol of West Virginia from 1863 to 1870. The inauguration of the state's first governor, Arthur I. Boreman, was held here on June 20, 1863. West Virginia ratification of the . . . Map (db m142390) HM
38West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — First United Presbyterian Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1825Map (db m176797) HM
39West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Flaccus Building2269 Market St. — 1881 —
George E. Flaccus was a wholesale food dealer. He opened his business, which specialized in fancy groceries and the manufacture of minced meats on this N.W. corner of Market Street in 1881. Wheeling's population had grown to 30,000. The City . . . Map (db m196464) HM
40West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Formal Gardens
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed . . . Map (db m139619) HM
41West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Fort Henry
Attacked, 1777, by Wyandot, Mingo, and Shawnee Indians who were repulsed by garrison under David Shepherd after white scouting parties had lost heavily. Maj. Samuel McCullough made famous ride over cliff during attack. Last battle of the . . . Map (db m71075) HM
42West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Fort Henry"The Bloody Year of the Three Sevens" — Wheeling National Heritage Area —
Planned by General George Rogers Clarke and constructed in 1774 by Wheeling settlers, Fort Henry withstood a number of sieges. The first major battle was during the Revolutionary War in September 1777 when the British led 300 Wyandot, Mingo, and . . . Map (db m71165) HM
43West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Francis H. Pierpont
Francis H. Pierpont Governor of the restored government of Virginia 1861 - 1868 The father of West Virginia
"Lose not your sacred liberties, never abandon that flag, never yield the rights of free men." F.H. . . . Map (db m176838) HM
44West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Gibson-Linn
Among many daring frontier exploits was the journey of Captain George Gibson and Lieutenant William Linn to New Orleans, 1776-77. Despite danger and opposition, they secured powder for use of Fort Henry against the Indians.Map (db m79896) HM
45West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Gold Star Families Memorial MonumentA tribute to Gold Star Families and Relatives who sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom. — Homeland • Family • Patriot • Sacrifice —
Throughout America today, we honor the dead of our wars. We recall their valor and their sacrifices. We remember they gave their lives so that others might live. Ronald Reagan
Gold Star Families Memorial . . . Map (db m196366) WM
46West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Gordon Battelle
Methodist minister and educator Gordon Battelle was a delegate to state's first Constitutional Convention in 1861. Battelle was instrumental in the inclusion of free public education, but his efforts at gradual emancipation of slaves failed. In . . . Map (db m142391) HM
47West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Greenhouses
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Early Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed arrangement of . . . Map (db m139576) HM
48West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Grevy's Zebra
What has caused the Grevy's Zebra population decline? • Reduction of habitat • Competition with livestock for food and water • Drought • Diseases contracted from domestic cattle
Fun Fact: Grevy's . . . Map (db m196447) HM
49West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Guest House
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed arrangement . . . Map (db m139585) HM
50West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Hempfield RailroadWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Incorporated in 1850Map (db m196403) HM
51West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — How The Zoo GrewHonoring the Memory of Philip Mayer Good
The spirit of a young boy who lived in Wheeling, and who died too soon, inspired this facility that is unique in scope and purpose. After the death of their oldest son, seven-year old Philip Mayer Good in 1971, the Laurence F. Good family pledged . . . Map (db m196423) HM
52West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Hugh E. McConkey(Mack) — 1882 - 1939 —
Erected by baseball players and fans of the Ohio Valley in memory of the Dean of Ohio Valley Baseball
We miss you now, our hearts are sore As time goes by we miss you more. Your loving smile, your gentle face No one . . . Map (db m196363) HM
53West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — In Memoriam
Dedicated May 31, 1993Map (db m78793) WM
54West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Independence HallBeginning of Statehood — The First Campaign —
This building, erected as a Federal customs house in 1859, is known as West Virginia Independence Hall. Considered the birthplace of West Virginia, it is the site of a series of events that led to the state’s creation in 1863. In spring and . . . Map (db m34566) HM
55West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Jacob Wise House
Jacob Wise House 802 Main Street
is listed in the National Register of Historic Resources by the United States Department of the Interior c. 1880 Map (db m176771) HM
56West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Kaley Center
Kaley Center circa 1922 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior The "Chicago School" style building, which was restored to its original historic . . . Map (db m196463) HM
57West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Kangaroo or Wallaby? / Are Kangaroos Rare?
Kangaroo or Wallaby? The difference between kangaroos and wallabies is size! The largest species of kangaroo can reach 6 feet in height. Wallabies are 3½ feet tall or less. Kangaroos and wallabies belong to a group of . . . Map (db m196441) HM
58West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Lewis and Clark
Meriwether Lewis arrived here on 7 September 1803 on first leg of trip to explore and study lands, natural features and resources, waterways, and animal life of West. Noted Fort Henry, procured second pirogue to transport supplies, picked up goods . . . Map (db m2378) HM
59West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — List House
Built for Henry Kilbourne List in 1858; Renaissance Revival style house given to the Woman's Club in 1941 and purchased by the Red Cross in 1946.Map (db m16252) HM
60West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Llama
Llamas were domesticated from the Guanaco, a member of the Camelid family, 6,000 years ago in Peru. The people of the Andes Mountains mainly raise llamas as pack animals and for wool, however they do also provide leather and meat, and their . . . Map (db m196416) HM
61West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Mail Pouch Tobacco"Chew Mail Pouch - Treat Yourself to the Best" — Wheeling National Heritage Area —
Mail Pouch is one of Wheeling's most recognizable products. Aaron and Samuel Bloch began making chewing tobacco after experimenting with "cigar scrap." This afterthought quickly became a favorite with local coal miners and soon the rest of the . . . Map (db m83120) HM
62West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Mansion
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed arrangement . . . Map (db m139621) HM
63West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Marsh Wheeling StogiesA "Workingman's Stogie"
Operating in Wheeling for over 161 years, Marsh Wheeling Stogies was the oldest continuous cigar manufacturing operation in the United States. Reflecting Wheeling's early pioneer heritage and spirit, these stogies and their boxes became a symbol of . . . Map (db m71129) HM
64West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — McColloch’s Leap
Major Samuel McColloch daring scout, gallant soldier while attempting the relief of Fort Henry at Wheeling September, 1777 escaped an overwhelming body of Indians by forcing his horse over this precipiceMap (db m513) HM
65West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Mount de Chantal
Established in 1848 and incorporated as the Wheeling Female Academy in 1852. Founded by the Sisters of the Visitation and the Right Reverend R. V. Whelan, Bishop of Richmond, to educate Catholic women. Academy moved to this site and into the main . . . Map (db m31056) HM
66West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Mount Wood CemeteryFounded - 1848
Pathway to McCullough's Leap on Sep. 3rd, 1777Map (db m176761) HM
67West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Odd Fellows Hall Association
Original three-story building erected on this site, S.W. corner of Monroe and Fourth Streets, Wheeling, Virginia, in the year of 1859 destroyed by fire on Saturday night, March 18,1950. Present two-story building constructed in the year 1951, . . . Map (db m176800) HM
68West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Oglebay Mansion MuseumBurton Center
Former Waddington Farm residence of Earl William Oglebay 1849 — 1926 and Sallie Paull Howell Oglebay 1856 — 1916 Daughter Sarita Oglebay Burton 1882 — 1930 Grandson Courtney Burton, Jr. 1912 — 1992 . . . Map (db m39753) HM
69West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Ohio County / State of Ohio
Ohio County. Formed in 1776 from West Augusta. Named for the river which bears an Indian name meaning “Beautiful River.” Scene of last battle of the Revolution, 1782. Visited by La Salle, Celoron, Gist, Washington, and later explorers. . . . Map (db m9386) HM
70West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Ohio River RailroadWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Incorporated in 1881Map (db m196411) HM
71West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Old Custom House
Designed by federal architect Ammi B. Young for use as Custom House, Post Office and Federal Court. Constructed 1856-9 at cost of $96,918. Convention here in 1861 helped set stage for West Virginia Statehood. State’s first constitution approved . . . Map (db m34564) HM
72West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Old Garibaldi
Cannon made 1861 by Workmen of La Belle Nail Factory. "Old Garibaldi" Civil Way. Fired after Spanish American War. World War. Wheeling, W.Va. This cannon fired after the Persian Gulf War 1990-91. Also fired to commemorate the . . . Map (db m176837) HM WM
73West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Old Trails Road
Old Trails RoadMap (db m176793) HM
74West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Our Lady of Mount Lebanon Veterans Memorial
Erected by the grateful Parish of Our Lady of Mount Lebanon in honor of those who served their country and dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives for our liberty World War II David Brice • Joseph Bryan • Nicholas . . . Map (db m83125) WM
75West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Pallas's Cat Conservation
The Pallas's cat is currently classified as near threatened, but populations are decreasing due to hunting for fur and medicinal usage. Their main food source, the pika, is considered a pest and is often poisoned to control its population. The . . . Map (db m196433) HM
76West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Pennsylvania DepotAccess to the Prosperous East
The mighty Pennsylvania Railroad rolled into Wheeling on February 24, 1878. It provided access north to Pittsburgh and south to Parkersburg for Wheeling's industrial products. It also enabled Wheeling's farmers and manufacturers to increase trade . . . Map (db m71171) HM
77West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Pennsylvania Railroad
Arrived in Wheeling February 24, 1878Map (db m196370) HM
78West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis RailwayWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Incorporated in 1868Map (db m196410) HM
79West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Pittsburgh, Wheeling & Kentucky RailwayWheeling - The Gateway West — River • Rail • Road —
Incorporated in 1868Map (db m196409) HM
80West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Race For Survival!
The fastest land animal is becoming one of the fastest to disappear! Cheetah once roamed throughout Africa and into eastern India. Today, they are found in less than 1/4 of their original range. It is estimated that the population of wild cheetah . . . Map (db m196446) HM
81West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Rebecca Harding Davis
Born 1831 in Washington, PA. she moved to Wheeling with her family in 1836. The early industry of the city served as a major influence in her later writings. In 1861, The Atlantic Monthly published her most acclaimed work. Life in the Iron . . . Map (db m189418) HM
82West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Red Wolf
Red wolves are larger than coyotes, weighing 45-80 pounds. This elusive species is usually active at dawn and dusk. They hunt mostly white-tail deer and small mammals, such as rabbits or rodents. They have been known to travel up to 20 miles to . . . Map (db m196436) HM
83West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Red Wolf
Thanks to reintroduction efforts, about 40 red wolves reside in a wildlife refuge in North Carolina. however, they continue to face threats such as competition, disease transmission, and hybridization with coyotes, as well as habitat . . . Map (db m196440) HM
84West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Robert W. Hazlett House
Robert W. Hazlett House Built in 1887 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176762) HM
85West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Saanen Goat and Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Dairy goats include breeds such as Saanen and Nubian. Despite their small size, Nigerian Dwarf goats are occasionally utilized for their milk. Goat's milk can be used in many ways ranging from specialty cheese and ice cream to soaps and . . . Map (db m196419) HM
86West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church
Founded 1819 Erected 1866 Consecrated 1888 May the Gospel be preached, the Sacraments administered, and prayers and praises offered in this place, from generation to generation.Map (db m176796) HM
87West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Samuel Irwin House
Samuel Irwin House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places c. 1850Map (db m176776) HM
88West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Serpentine DriveOglebay
"A perfect road winds up the hillside, between banks of well-kept shrubberey, leading one at last out onto the hilltop, where is the vast and glorious lawn of Waddington. Thereon all are manners of beautiful trees, shrubs, fruits and flowers, . . . Map (db m139631) HM
89West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Serval
Servals have the largest ears of any feline species in comparison to their body size! Being nocturnal, these large ears help them locate prey in complete darkness. Although their populations are stable, their numbers are affected by the . . . Map (db m196445) HM
90West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Site of Wheeling High School1909 - 1976 — "The Old Gold and Blue" —
On this site stood Wheeling High School. The bricks and the mortar are gone, but the memory of her will linger on in the hearts of those who loved her.Map (db m83126) HM
91West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Slave Auction Block"Sold down river"
Although the residents of the western part of Virginia owned far fewer slaves than their counterparts to the east, antebellum Wheeling was part of the social and political fabric of slaveholding Virginia. A slave-auction block stood at the . . . Map (db m71029) HM
92West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Snow Leopard
Snow leopards are one of the least understood of the big cats, because their secretive nature and remote habitat make them difficult to study. Their exact numbers are not known, but it is believed there are a between 4,500 and 10,000 . . . Map (db m196422) HM
93West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — South Lawn
Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the proposed . . . Map (db m139622) HM
94West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — South Side World Wars Memorial
Dedicated in honor of the men and women of the South Side who served in World Wars I and IIMap (db m83124) WM
95West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Species Survival PlanGood Zoo at Oglebay
How do we decide which animals that we are going to get at the zoo? One way we make these decisions is through Species Survival Plans (SSP's). In 1982, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) developed a managed breeding program known as . . . Map (db m196420) HM
96West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The Athenaeum"Lincoln's Bastille"
The Athenaeum, once the biggest building in Wheeling, stood here. It was constructed in 1854, with three stories supported by cast-iron roof and floor beams. It served as an adjunct of the nearby Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station, to encourage . . . Map (db m71019) HM
97West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The Athenaeum
Built in 1853-1854 for use as a theater, warehouse, and office space, it was the largest building in Wheeling at the time. During the Civil War, it became a Union military prison, mostly for the transitory holding of POWS and Southern sympathizers, . . . Map (db m167246) HM
98West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The Dr. John C. Hupp House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior This structure has been recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States . . . Map (db m176805) HM
99West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The E.G. Kramer House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m176782) HM
100West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The Eckhart House
The Eckhart House 810 Main Street is listed in National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1892 Map (db m176769) HM

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