City of Wheeling Officially Incorporated by Virginia General Assembly (March 11, 1836)
187 years ago, on March 11, 1836, the General Virginia Assembly passed an Act of Incorporation that made the town of Wheeling, Virginia a city. The Governor of Virginia at the time, Littleton Waller Tazewell, signed the law into effect. (https://rb.gy/epmtql)
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Mike Minder was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is the author of Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976.