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Online Show of Hands Voting Begins Today!

Starting today through Oct. 31, four local entrepreneurs are depending on the community to participate in Wheeling Heritage’s Virtual Show of Hands crowdfunding event. In lieu of an in-person event, Wheeling He...

WEEREAD: Monsters in Appalachia

With compelling prose and an ear for Appalachian dialects, author Sheryl Monks’ Monsters in Appalachia chronicles monsters ranging from hellish beasts to everyday evils in this collection of fifteen short stori...

Fall In Love With These Homes For Sale In Wheeling

Even as the leaves are falling, great new listings are still out there in a variety of Wheeling neighborhoods! In fact, early fall can be the perfect time to consider buying a new home. Why is this? Many famili...

A Brief History of the Wheeling Female College

The sudden closure of Ohio Valley Medical Center in 2019 came as a shock to the community. Employees scrambled to find new jobs, patients sought new doctors, and the Ohio County Library and OVMC Alumni associat...
Paw Paw

Paw Paw Season in West Virginia

“Now when you pick a paw paw or a prickly pear and you pick a raw paw, next time beware.” - The Jungle Book, 1967. As a late-70’s baby and child of the 80’s, I had only ever heard of a paw paw in the animate...
Why Wheeling

Why Wheeling: Ally Colina

In today's market, it may seem harder than ever to buy a home. With soaring prices, stringent loan requirements, and a nationwide housing shortage some people give up before they begin. But not all housing mark...
Map

Marvelous Maps of Wheeling

Can you find the coolest/weirdest/strangest detail on a map? Hint: You have to look closely...it’s all in the details. A map’s secrets depend on when the map was drawn, who made the map, and why the map was ...
Schmulbach Gate

Henry Episode 6 Recap: The Schmulbach Legacy

What is the legacy of Henry Schmulbach? Over the course of the recaps for “Henry: The Life and Legacy of Wheeling’s Most Notorious Brewer,” many aspects of Henry Schmulbach’s effect on Wheeling have been explor...

Plan a Perfect Summer Picnic in Wheeling

There is something so special about eating a meal outside on a perfect summer day, and there is no shortage of beautiful places in Wheeling to do just that. A quaint afternoon spent alongside Big Wheeling Creek...

Henry Episode 4 Recap: Wide Open Wheeling

Throughout the episodes of “Henry: The Life and Legacy of Wheeling’s Most Notorious Brewer,” we’ve learned about the history of Henry Schmulbach and in doing so, gained a sense of who he was. Like most people, ...

Finding Home Away from Home in Wheeling

I remember the moment I began thinking seriously about moving to Wheeling. It was two years ago. My husband, Bart, and I were on our annual summer trip to visit his mother who has lived in the same house in ...