Mount De Chantal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 40° 04.040 W 080° 41.520
17T E 526264 N 4435276
Wheeling Female Academy in 1852.
Waymark Code: WMXQQR
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/15/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Mount De Chantal

Established in 1848 and incorporated as the Wheeling Female Academy in 1852. Founded by the Sisters of the Visitation and the Right Reverend R. V. Whelan, Bishop of Richmond, to educate Catholic women. Academy moved to this site and into the main building in 1865. Listed on National Register in 1978, Mount de Chantal... open to students of all denominations.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Mount De Chantal

Marker Location: North of Washington Avenue

County or Independent City: Wheeling, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2009

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