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Historic Landmarks of Wheeling

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Monuments and Statues:

  ▶ Augustus Pollack Monument
  ▶ Aviator Statue
  ▶ Doughboy Monument
  ▶ Francis Pierpont Statue
  ▶ Henry Clay Monument
  ▶ Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
  ▶ Paxton Fountain
  ▶ Betty Zane Monument
  ▶ McColloch's Leap Monument
  ▶ Madonna of the Trail Monument
  ▶ The Mingo Statue
  ▶ Walter Reuther 
  ▶ Riverside Park (Schmulbach) Monument

Historic Markers:

  ▶ Birthplace of the American Steamboat
  ▶ Fort Henry
     ▼ Fort Henry (Wingerter, 1912)
     ▼ The Fort Henry Story (Klein & Cooper, 1982)
  ▶ Wheeling Suspension Bridge
  ▶ "Wheeling"
  ▶ Old Custom House

Geological Features of Interest:

  ▶ Wetzel's Cave
  ▶ Table Rock
  ▶ Oglebay Falls


  ▶ See Transporation In Wheeling

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