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Wheeling Park

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North America Wheeling, WV United States
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Wheeling Park is a 406-acre activity center, rich in history, with a variety of attractions. With both indoor and outdoor recreational activities available, Wheeling Park has become a well-known, year round destination that attracts 500,000 visitors annually. Opening on May 30, 1925, Wheeling Park has matured gracefully. Some of the park's older points of interest still remain: the White Palace (1926), the handsome Sonneborn gates, the impressive "Madonna of the Trail" statue (erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1928), the charming Frank Rock Garden (created in 1929), the Schwertfeger Shelter (1948) and the Stifel Playground (1948) and the golf course (opening 1926).
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