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West Virginia Independence Hall


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West Virginia Independence Hall

(U.S. Custom House & Post Office)

West Virginia Independence Hall, 1998. Photo by James Janos.History Coming Soon

▶ Read a Brief History by former WV Independence Hall curator, Delf Norona 
▶ View the WV Independence Hall National Register of Historic Places nomination form (pdf - nps.gov site)


Location

▶ Corner of 16th and Market Streets (1528 Market Street)


Images

West Virginia Independence Hall


Additional Resources

 
▼ Library Resources

Materials in the Wheeling Room: (non-circulating - ask for access at reference desk) 

Materials in the Library's Archives: (non-circulating, view by appointment only*) 
*Call 304-232-0244 or send an email to make an appointment to view archival materials.

Beverly Fluty papers, Box 22, folder 6.
▶ Archives Vertical File: Independence Hall
▶ Archives Collection: Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC) Records, Box 2.


▼ Library of Congress

▶ Architectural drawings for a government building ("Custom House, Post Office, and Court Room"), Wheeling, Virginia (i.e. West Virginia) / under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury; Capt. A.H. Bowman, U.S. Corps of Engineers, and Engineer in charge, 1855
▶ U. S. Custom House, Market & Sixteenth Streets, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV, Historic American Buildings Survey, 1983
West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling, West Virginia (photograph), Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer, 2015


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