A short video history:
The Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy has been in Wheeling for 160 years.
It's an all-girls Catholic school listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
But Mount de Chantal closed at the end of May, 2008.
In this story, Keri Brown looks at the history of the institution and what's being lost.
This story aired April 4 and 7th, 2008 on the program Outlook on West Virginia PBS. Aaron Shackelford is the videographer and video editor
Click here to view a beautiful tribute titled "MdeC Through My Eyes" by Sashi.
God speed to you!
Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy
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From the Wheeling News Register on February 5, 2008...
"WHEELING — Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy in Wheeling will close at the end of this school year, despite efforts from parents and school alumni to keep it open...."
Mount de Chantal Visitation Nuns
Wheeling News Register on
July 25, 2008.....
"Wheeling Jesuit University To Rent The Mount..."