Wheeling Heritage has brought significant economic opportunity to our city by harnessing the historic character of downtown. Authorizing the extension of the WNHA will ensure future generations can appreciate the unique history of Wheeling. The National Heritage Area designation has helped to enhance Wheeling’s economic future and provides funds for revitalization efforts through preservation.
Wheeling in August celebrated its 250th anniversary, and due in part to its designation as a National Heritage Area has been able to maintain many of its original buildings. To read the full text of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act, H.R. 4377 click here.