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PEOPLE'S UNIVERSITY: Wild, Wonderful, & Weird Wheeling, Class 1

April 09, 2019

Event starts at 7:00 PM.

“Weird Stories from Wheeling's Wild Frontier and Native History”

From the unsolved mystery of the engraved Ohio County stone to the legend surrounding the Skull, Major Sam McColloch's fateful premonition, Lewis Wetzel spitting lead balls, Coon's war party, the Pots and Pans campaign of 77', the Okton evil spirit, and much more...

with Alan Fitzpatrick

Join us for eight weeks of weird, wild, wacky, whimsical stories from wonderful Wheeling, including: Native American oddities; Frontier follies; Civil War conundrums; Victorian unconventionalities; Progressive Era incongruities; Political peculiarities; hotel hijinks; morbid mysteries; & more!

All programs are free and open to the public. Patrons may attend as many classes as they wish. There are no tests or other requirements. For more information about the People’s University please email the library at [email protected], call us at 304-232-0244, or visit the Reference Desk.



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The Ohio County Public Library serves all persons who live in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, which includes Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler counties. Residents in Jefferson, Belmont and Monroe counties of Ohio and Washington, Greene and Allegheny counties of Pennsylvania may also receive library services. 

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