Special Collection of Wheeling-made Glass on Dispaly at Oglebay
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1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

may, 2019

thu30may(may 30)10:00 ammon02sep(sep 2)5:00 am50 for 250: Icons of Wheeling Glass(may 30) 10:00 am - (september 2) 5:00 am The Museums of Oglebay Institute, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

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View 50 outstanding examples of Wheeling-made glass from the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection as we celebrate this enduring element of our local heritage May 30 – September 2 at the Glass Museum in Oglebay Park.

From basic tableware to the Sweeney Punch Bowl, glass has been a staple in the industrial life of Wheeling since the city’s earliest days. Pieces in the exhibit include a candlestick designed to represent the sandstone towers of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, a hand- carved glass brooch that is one of the few examples of a carved glass cameo made in America, and a pressed window pane that is the first marked piece of glass made in Wheeling.

Open daily, 10am-5pm, May 30 – September 2. Free with admission.

Presented in conjunction with Wheeling 250.

More about Wheeling 250:

In 2019, Wheeling will commemorate its 250th anniversary with history, education, arts, culture, and community events that reflect on this city’s treasured heritage, recognize our progress, celebrate our current achievements, and collaborate with our community for a bright future.


May 30 (Thursday) 10:00 am - September 2 (Monday) 5:00 am


The Museums of Oglebay Institute

Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV