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Wheeling Historical Highway Marker

WHEELING HAS A NEW HISTORICAL HIGHWAY MARKER By John Bowman 2015 Riverboat historians consider Wheeling the “Birthplace of the American Steamboat”, and this new West Virginia Historical Highway Marker recently installed at Sixteenth and Main Streets commemorates that fact. The marker is provided by John Bowman with support from the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation. […]

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