We are a catalyst for the revitalization of Wheeling.
We work to preserve and enhance all the resources that make Wheeling unique. Because without the assets that make Wheeling special, we’d be like any other city. Whether we’re working with developers or public officials, our work aligns with this common theme for the greater good of the entire community.
Wheeling National Heritage Area generates $86.6 million in economic impact, supports 1,109 jobs, and generates $6.4 million in tax revenue.
We do this by providing and facilitating grants and capital funding to support projects that restore historic buildings, investing in our community, and ensuring cultural and historical programming that promotes the heritage of the Wheeling region.
But a lot of our work isn’t quantifiable, like our knowledge sharing, collaborative partnerships, and various projects that increase the quality of life in Wheeling.
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Show of Hands is a community-supported, crowd-funding event. Community members are presented projects that would positively impact Downtown Wheeling.
Next Show is:
January 24, 2018
at the Wheeling Artisan Center
Historic tax credits are vital tools in the revitalization of West Virginia. Wheeling Heritage recently sponsored a toolkit, which…
Wheeling Heritage has received a first-place, $8,000 grant from the West Virginia Development Office. The organization was chosen due to…
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Wheeling-Ohio County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Grow Ohio Valley
Ohio Valley Trail Partners
West Virginia Association of Museums
WV Rails to Trails
Preservation Alliance of West Virginia
Friends of Wheeling
City of Wheeling Arts and Culture Commission
Community Foundation of the Ohio Valley
West Virginia Independence Hall
Ohio County Public Library