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January 1896

Church Petition


1896 Eight local men petitioned Bishop Patrick Donahue to build a church on the outskirts of Wheeling.

Church Petition 2016-06-08T14:05:14+00:00

June 1897

Construction Begins


1897 Church was dedicated with Reverend C.J. Cluser as Pastor. The parish was composed of twenty-eight families. Much of the labor that went into the construction of the church was performed by parishioners.

Construction Begins 2016-06-08T14:05:25+00:00

July 1897

June 1900

June 1926

Land Aquired


Late 1920s The parish was able to acquire a parcel of land on National Road.

Land Aquired 2016-06-08T14:06:24+00:00

June 1929

June 1930

School Opened


January 14th, 1930 Sisters of the Divine Providence staffed the school until it was transferred over to lay control.

School Opened 2016-06-08T14:06:47+00:00

June 1950

June 1951

Church Construction Complete


1951 St. Michael Church is considered to be one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese.

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