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WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s weekly Lunch With Books program will take a look back into local history at famous visitors to the McClure House.

The program will take place at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the library in Wheeling and virtually on the online live stream.

In keeping with the new ownership and rebirth of the McLure House — this talk and virtual tour, featuring Jeanne Finstein and others to be announced — will highlight its history, along with biographies of some of the famous people who had some connection to it.

Included will be original owner John McLure Sr.; bellboy Ellsworth Statler; General William Rosecrans; actresses Sarah Bernhardt and Henrietta Crosman; wild-west showman William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody; notorious Senator Joseph McCarthy; and Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy.


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