Skip Navigation

Sign In or Register

West-virginia-encyclopedia-text

Wheeling Island

Go back to Wheeling Island

1849

The Wheeling Suspension Bridge was opened for traffic

1881

The first West Virginia State Fair was held at Wheeling Island

Other events that happened on or around 1881

1884

The Ohio River flooded at Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around 1884

Mar 26, 1898

The Ohio River flooded at Wheeling

Mar 15, 1907

The Ohio River flooded at Wheeling

Mar 28, 1913

The Ohio River flooded at Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around March 28, 1913

Mar 19, 1936

Ohio River crested at 55.20 feet, more than 15 feet above flood stage

Other events that happened on or around March 19, 1936

Jan 26, 1937

The Ohio River flooded at Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around January 26, 1937

Dec 21, 1942

The Ohio River flooded at Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around December 21, 1942


View Articles by Existing Key Dates or Specify Your Own Date Range

West Virginia Humanities Council | 1310 Kanawha Blvd E | Charleston, WV 25301 Ph. 304-346-8500 | © 2020 All Rights Reserved

About e-WV | Our Sponsors | Help & Support | Contact Us The essential guide to the Mountain State can be yours today! Click here to order.