State's Birthplace
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member uccacher
N 40° 03.345 W 080° 40.157
17T E 528206 N 4433997
Quick Description: Historical marker designating Wheeling as West Virginia's birthplace.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2011 9:53:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMCB8X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 12

Long Description:
"West Virginia was organized in 1861 at Washington Hall, 12th and Market streets. The Linsly Institute Building, Eoff and 15th Streets, was the first Capitol. From 1875 to 1885, the Capitol was in the County-City Building."
Marker Title: State's Birthplace

Marker Location: Wheeling, Woodsdale section, near Wheeling Park entrance, US 40

County or Independent City: Wheeling, WV

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

Marker Program Sponsor: Not listed

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