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.

See other parks in West Virginia.
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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.