WHEELING. The view shows Wheeling from an eminence on the Ohio side of the river, about a mile and half below the central part of the town. Wheeling Island is seen on the left, and above it, on the hills in the distance, the National Road.
Henry Howe, Historical Collections of Virginia .... (Charleston, S.C.: William R. Babcock, 1852), 408.
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