Wheeling National Heritage Area

Wheeling National Heritage Area

Address:1400 Main St
Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone:304-232-3087
Fax:304-232-1812
Web: www.wheelingheritage.org
Established: Authorized on October 11, 2000.
Location:In Wheeling, West Virginia.
Special Features:Once the capital of West Virginia, Wheeling marked the northernmost navigable port on the Ohio River. It became a thriving commercial, industrial, and cultural center, and by 1818 was the terminus of the National Road, the nation's first highway. A waterfront park plus a variety of venues throughout the city interpret the history and culture of the area.

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Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), applauded the National Park Services (NPS) announcement that Wheeling National Heritage Area has been approved to continue receiving funding beyond fiscal year (FY) 2020.
The city's vision was the brainchild of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC), which has been instrumental in the successful regeneration of key urban renewal projects like Wheeling Heritage Area and Heritage Port.
The Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC) spearheaded the demolition of the Wharf Garage and the creation of Heritage Port.
The West Virginia National Heritage Area Act of 2013 supports continued National Park Service funding and technical assistance for the Wheeling National Heritage Area and the National Coal Heritage Area, while designating the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area as a National Heritage Area.
The legislation permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund, designates the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area and increases the funding cap for the Wheeling National Heritage Area. It passed the U.S.
It also designates the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area and increases the funding cap for the Wheeling National Heritage Area. In our state, we have been blessed with beautiful lands and our love of the outdoors is core to who we are as West Virginians.
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, secured the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the national designation of the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area and an increase in the funding cap for the Wheeling National Heritage Area as part of Natural Resources Management Act.