In 1926, Earl Oglebay willed his summer estate, Waddington Farm, to the city of Wheeling with the hope that it would provide entertainment and education to the community. He and naturalist A.B. Brooks, both mavericks in ecology and agricultural training, established the unique environmental emphasis still evident in the park s nature center, trails, Discovery Lab, and zoo. The 1,650-acre municipal park nestled in the Wheeling hills also features Wilson Lodge, the premier hotel in the area, and 49 log cabins that pay tribute ...

Oglebay Park 2005, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738517940

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Oglebay Park 2005, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531612221

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