As part of the Wheeling 250th anniversary observance a memorial service and wreath laying ceremony was held on September 7, 2019 to honor Wheeling’s founder Ebenezer Zane and his sister, Betty Zane, heroine of the second siege of Fort Henry. It was attended by 10 SAR chapters representing four state societies and two West Virginia DAR chapters.
WVSSAR chapters participating were Capt. James Neal, Fort Henry and Point Pleasant. The WVDAR was represented by the Wheeling Chapter and the Pack Horse Ford Chapter.