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Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument

History coming soon

▶ Articles on the Building of the Monument (1880 and 1881)
▶ Dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, May 31, 1883 
▶ Poem from Dedication Ceremony, May 31, 1883
View 1881 City Ordinance "For the Protection and Preservation of the Paxton Fountain and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument."  


Location

▶ Original location on the Capitol Square, corner of 16th and Chapline Street.
▶ Current location, Wheeling Park


Images

Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument


Additional Resources

Materials in the Library:
Vertical File: Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument (Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at Reference Desk)
▶ Vertical File: Wheeling Monuments: A-Z, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at Reference Desk.
Soldiers' Monument Poem, Leighton, William, 1883 (Rare Books Collection, access by appointment only)

Archives Blog: Archiving Wheeling
The Case for Moving Wheeling’s Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument


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