Wheeling Heritage Port: Center for Festivals and Fun

WHEELING HERITAGE PORT: A river-side site for festivals, entertainment or just a walk along the riverfront in Wheeling, WV.
WHEELING HERITAGE PORT: A river-side site for festivals, entertainment or just a walk along the riverfront in Wheeling, WV.

WHEELING HERITAGE PORT:

INFORMATION & LINKS

WHEELING, WV–Wheeling Heritage Port serves many purposes for the Wheeling area. It is a peaceful park in which to relax with a great view of the Ohio River.

Wheeling Heritage Port is also a popular place for festivals, concerts, movie nights and Waterfront Wednesdays.

WHEELING HERITAGE PORT: Located on the Ohio River at Wheeling, WV.
WHEELING HERITAGE PORT: Located on the Ohio River at Wheeling, WV.

Heritage Port is site of a monument honoring Augustus Pollack, who was a business owner in the late 19th century who supported organized labor.

The monument to Pollock was erected by labor unions to honor the businessman/employer who was sympathetic to their causes. It is located at Heritage Port on Main Street in Wheeling, West Virginia.

WHEELING HERITAGE PORT: Site of the annual Hydro Classic
WHEELING HERITAGE PORT: Site of the annual Vintage Raceboat Regatta.

The riverfront park is also the home of the annual Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta. Boats from throughout the entire eastern USA travel to Wheeling for the Regatta.

The 9th edition of the Regatta begins on Friday, August 29, 2014 and will help kick off the Labor Day weekend.

Heritage Port is also the home of the Wheeling Music Bluesfest.  The 2014 festival will feature such acts as Joan Osborne and Dr. John.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

by Liz Kaye
–with Mondo Frazier

images:
1 & 2: Liz Kaye
3: © Mondo Frazier/DBKP 2008

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-13. © Mondo Frazier, DBKP and End Times Prophecy Report, 2007-13. © Liz Kaye, 2014. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Author: lizkay04

Reporter. Photographer. Loves Jesus. Gym Rat. Movie Fanatic. Traveling. Camping. Outdoors. Loves my boyfriend and puppy. Coffee.

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