Wheeling West Virginia Signified to Native Americans as "Place of a Skull."

Wheeling West Virginia Signified to Native Americans as "Place of a Skull."


Wheeling, in the Delaware language, signified the "Place of a Skull" and was given by them to the location upon which the city of Wheeling now stands.


Chilicothe, meaning "The Town" was so called by the western tribes because of the ancient ruins in its vicinity.