Today in Wheeling History: August 10--The Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph was incorporated in West Virginia by five women: Jane C. Keating, Mary P. Feeney, Honorah Sullivan, Fanny Stewart Smyth, and Sarah A. Breslin (1866). The Congregation's main office was at St. Joseph's Hospital in Wheeling. This was the first organization in West Virginia to be incorporated by a group of all women. (https://tinyurl.com/4c7x9yb3) (https://tinyurl.com/4wh2ne5w) (https://tinyurl.com/yc43adks) (https://tinyurl.com/bdf9efh8) (https://tinyurl.com/bdzyf8x9)
Mike Minder was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is the author of Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976.