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Paintings of Old Wheeling by John Joseph Owens: Court House and City Hall (Ohio County Public Library Special Collections, Wheeling, WV)

- From the Ohio County Public Library's Special Collection, Paintings of Old Wheeling by John Joseph Owens

Located at 16th and Chapline Streets. This was fomerly the State capitol Building from 1875-1885 and the "Old" City-County Building.


About the Paintings of Old Wheeling Collection
Twelve paintings of Old Wheeling by John Joseph Owens (1887-1931) are on exhibit in the Wheeling Room at the Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, WV. The paintings were commissioned by George A. Laughlin to show scene characteristic of Old Wheeling were presented to the library and are now a part of the Library's permanent art collection.


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