The Wheeling National Heritage Area celebrates the city’s dramatic setting along the Ohio River, providing experiences in Victorian architecture, waterfront park development, historic city markets, renovated industrial buildings featuring retail shops, restaurants and interpretive exhibits, and West Virginia Independence Hall, the birthplace of the state of West Virginia during the Civil War.
Experience Your America
Discover nearly 400 national parks on the official National Park Service webpage. Some may be closer than you think.Read More
What are National Heritage Areas?
They are designated by Congress as places where natural, cultural, and historic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape.Read More
The Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation leads community efforts to recognize, communicate and preserve Wheeling’s heritage.Read More