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Hospitals & Homes for the Aged in Wheeling

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Wheeling Hospital:

  ▶ Act of Incorporation: March 12, 1850
  ▶ Newspaper Article: Jan. 4, 1875
  ▶ Newspaper Article: Nov 26, 1891
  ▶ Excerpt from History of Greater Wheeling and Vicinity: 1912
  ▶ Demolition of old Wheeling Hospital: 1997
  ▶ Images from our archival collections 

Ohio Valley General Hospital:

  ▶ History and images 

Homes for the Aged:

  ▶ Altenheim 

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