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Historic Federal Courthouses

Wheeling, West Virginia (1860)

U.S. Custom House (1901)
Completed in 1860.
Supervising Architect: Ammi B. Young
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia met here until the establishment of federal courts in the State of West Virginia in 1864; the U.S. District Court for the District of West Virginia met here from 1864 until the creation of the Northern District in 1901; the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia met here from 1901 until 1907; the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of West Virginia met here from 1892 until the creation of the Northern District in 1901; the U.S. Circuit Court for the Northern District of West Virginia met here from 1901 until 1907.
Now in use as a museum and renamed West Virginia Independence Hall.

Source: 
U.S. Treasury Department, A History of Public Buildings (Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1901): 626-27.
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