Wheeling Plans to Celebrate 150th Birthday

Wheeling's 150th birthday celebration will be a huge event.

City and state officials announced the line-up Thursday at Independence Hall, the place where West Virginia became a state.

Officials say events will begin in Mayand ramp up in June to a four-day celebration - June 18 through the 22.

Beside the actual Sesquicentennial Celebration, events will include a Riverfront Movie Night featuring the film "Lincoln," A Blue and Gray Choir concert, a special Wheeling Symphony Concert at Heritage Port, a civil war ball, a block party and more.

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