Surveys of Dimmeydale and Elm Grove to Begin

CONTACT: Betsy Sweeny Director of Heritage Programming Wheeling Heritage 304-232-3087 bsweeny@wheelingheritage.org WHEELING, W.Va. – Nov. 13, 2020 – The neighborhoods of Elm Grove and Dimmeydale are bei...
Show of Hands

Show of Hands Voting is Open

Starting today through Nov. 1, 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 Her...
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Wheeling Heritage Seeking Community Response to COVID-19

Wheeling Heritage is asking members of the community to share their experiences they’ve had during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization is asking anyone interested in sharing their story to visit wheelingheritage.org/covid-19 and submit text, audio, video or images.

2020 Vision: Wheeling Leaders Looking Ahead

Weelunk doesn’t have a crystal ball to foresee how Wheeling’s future will unfold in 2020, but today’s post is the next best thing. Leaders from all over the city and county share their top goals for the coming ...

Wrapping Up Ho-Ho-Home for the Holidays

Editor's note: Weelunk updates a story we shared four years ago about a business that ships various tastes of Wheeling that are near and dear to natives' hearts (and stomachs). Some traditions never grow old, a...

Makers Making Their Mark at Handmade Holiday

It's "show-and-sell" time at Handmade Holiday! How about an earring crafted from your favorite Monopoly piece — the iron or the hat perhaps? Maybe it’s time for a necklace or ring made from the insides of an...

City of Wheeling Launches Bike Share Program

Residents and visitors alike will now be able to take in a beautiful fall day on Wheeling’s Heritage Trail through the city’s new bike share program that opened for business today, Oct. 4. The first of its kind...

Cultural Food Tour Offers Tasty View of History

The waves of immigration that fueled Wheeling’s industrial era didn’t disappear with the factory jobs. Kibbeh. Pierogi. Schnitzel. Marinara. They’re all still here. Sometimes in restaurants and at festivals,...

DOWNTOWN DO-OVER: No Block Left Unturned

Editor’s note: Many of the Downtown Do-Overs featured in this occasional Weelunk series have been major projects — from WesBanco Arena to The Capitol Theatre to more than 100 apartments proposed for the vacant ...

Weelunk Rolls Into Wheeling Heritage

'THIS IS WEELUNK' "It looks like a website, but it's more than that. It represents an attitude, a desire for a new Wheeling, one that trades shrinking and decay for optimism and enthusiasm,” explained one of...

Women in Labor History Is Theme of Symposium

The Wheeling Academy of Law and Science (WALS) Foundation, through its Reuther-Wheeling Library and Labor History Archive, will offer the third Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium, themed “Women in Labor Hi...

Passionate About Public Art?

Are you passionate about public art? Would you like to see more artwork in Wheeling? The Wheeling Arts & Cultural Commission, in partnership with Centre Market and with funding from Wheeling Heritage, ha...

Celebrating Juneteenth Wheeling Style

Many Americans probably believe that once President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 that all slaves were set free and lived happily ever after. In reality, the road to freedom for most e...