Wheeling Heritage Looking for Mural Artists

Wheeling Heritage is asking artists to share their vision of Wheeling for a mural project. The artist who is selected will bring that idea to life at Kossuth Park, the small greenspace at the intersection of W....

America’s First Highway in Spotlight

The 2018 Ohio Valley History Expo will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of the completion of the National Road from Cumberland, Md., to Wheeling, (West) Virginia, with a number of events, beginning early ne...

EVENTS: Oglebayfest, Ecofest, Poe & Poetry

OGLEBAYFEST Artisan crafts, music, food, a 5K race, the parade, the Ohio County Country Fair, fireworks, inflatable rides, more music, gourmet market, antique cars, folk dancing … the list of Oglebayfest act...

EVENTS: Paint the Town at First Friday

FIRST FRIDAY The Gallery Hop at Artworks Around Town on Friday, Sept. 7, will usher in a two-month celebration of the art of plein air painting. As a preliminary to “Paint Historic Wheeling” set for later ...

Show of Hands Looking for Applicants

Do you have an idea for a new business, a business expansion or a project that will impact Wheeling? If so, you are encouraged to apply for Wheeling Heritage’s Show of Hands. The winner will leave the event ...

Small Business Program Seeks Entrepreneurs

Wheeling Heritage and Regional Economic Development Partnership (RED) are now accepting applications for the second session of CO.STARTERS, a program for entrepreneurs and small business owners. The program equ...

Calling All Yogis for Yoga on the Lawn

Join Wheeling Heritage and Lindsay Schooler of Happy Goat Yoga for Yoga on the Lawn, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, at Heritage Port in Wheeling. All experience levels welcome. Bring your own mat if you...

EVENTS: Ribs, Chicken, Brews, Blues

RIBS & CHICKEN The ninth annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off will be held at Wheeling’s Heritage Port from noon to 11 p.m. Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23. Rib and chicken burners will b...

Kellas III Continuing Family Legacy

It depends on a person's age, really, as far as which "George Kellas" he or she remembers or knows today. And it is the family of young George Kellas that owns a legacy of working to make the Wheeling community...

Lunchtime Live! at Market Plaza

Mark your calendars "busy" for lunch on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer. Wheeling Heritage, in partnership with Williams Lea Tag, is hosting Lunchtime Live! at Market Plaza. This free con...

And the Show of Hands Winner Is …

“AHHHHHHH! I’m so excited!” was Sarah Lydick’s ecstatic response as the Wheeling Heritage Show of Hands top vote-getter Wednesday night at the Wheeling Artisan Center. She and her husband Rod walked away aft...

A Divided Peninsula of Souls

It is one of the silent cities of the dead in Wheeling, but this one was split, and one half has been forgotten. The Peninsula Cemetery, once the third largest in the state of West Virginia with more than 1,...

South Wheeling Historic District to be Discussed

Wheeling Heritage will host a public meeting about the possibility of adding the South Wheeling neighborhood to the National Register of Historic Places. The informational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tues...

Myles Designs For Wheeling’s Times

It’s not often when one’s work is seen by thousands each day for an extended period of time, but that has been reality for Matt Myles for more than a month. Myles, president of Chiselbox on Market Street, wo...

Philanthropy Takes Center Stage

On Thursday, August 24th and Friday, August 25th, Wheeling, WV and the northern panhandle will be hosts to leaders from the Kresge Foundation of Michigan.  The visit is being hosted by Philanthropy West Virgini...

Marketing Strategist Eager To Show Her Hand

She watched it and enjoyed what she witnessed, and that is why Alex Weld finds herself in the middle of the conversation in the city of Wheeling. Weld was hired this month by Wheeling Heritage as the new mar...

Minnesota Woman Aims to Impact Warwood

Hello! I’m Christina Rieth, and I’m the PreserveWV AmeriCorps member for the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC). I’m originally from Saint Paul, Minnesota. I developed my background in h...

Culture and Community Growing in South Wheeling

The city of Wheeling, W.Va. has a rich and colorful history. Wheeling was home to many prosperous businesses including iron, steel, and tobacco industries. Wheeling remains a historical city today. One group pr...