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Your Oglebay Story

Oglebay’s rich history grows with every visitor and guest. Read the stories of some of those who enjoy the park and learn how you can help the Oglebay Foundation ensure that Oglebay will be here to inspire visitors to create new memories for generations to come.

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Flip & Gary West’s Oglebay Story

“When you donate to the park, you are part of the park.”

– Flip West on donating to the Oglebay Foundation

Gary West and his wife, Flip, are long-time Wheeling residents who enjoy the value that Oglebay Park brings to the community.

“We come to OglebayFest every year. We get a cabin,” Gary notes. “Flip likes to cook, so she invites 20 people to come in so she can cook for them–”