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Wheeling lies along the Ohio River and the scenic portion of I-70, which continues into Pennsylvania to the east and Ohio to the west. The city occupies 11.2 square miles and the mean annual temperature is 50.5 degrees.

The last battle of the American Revolution was fought in Wheeling on September 11-13, 1782, when Fort Henry was attacked by a force of 40 British soldiers and 260 Indians. News of the peace had not yet reached the outpost. Ebenezer and Silas Zane, who founded the city in 1769, led the defending forces. When Virginia seceded from the Union, delegates from the western counties met at Wheeling and made it their capital.

Tour the Point Overlook Museum, West Virginia Independence Hall or Wymer's "General Store" Museum, located inside the Wheeling Artisan Center. Walk across the 150-year-old Wheeling Suspension Bridge ot take a stroll through Victorian Old Town.

.Wheeling, which has a population of 157,200, is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia-Ohio metro area.

Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival | Victorian Wheeling Homes Tour |
Golf Mclure House Hotel | Ohio Valley General Hospital |
History Mansion Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Best Western Wheeling Inn | Oglebay Lodge |
Museum Carriage House Glass Museum |
Transportation Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum |
Wildlife Viewing Oglebay's Good Zoo |

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Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Youngstown OH August2-4 The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.