Today in Wheeling History: June 30—The Synod and congregation of St. James Church in Wheeling celebrated the 25th anniversary of Reverend Albert William Werder's active ministry (1889). The German sermon was delivered by Reverend C. F. W. Brecht, Vice-President of the Eastern District, while the English sermon was given by Reverend Professor M. Loy, D.D., from Columbus, Ohio. (https://rb.gy/c5z2h) (https://rb.gy/qe5so) (https://rb.gy/gxjsu)
Mike Minder was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is the author of Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976.