Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy

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Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy

Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy was a private Catholic all girls' school in the city of Wheeling in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It was founded in 1848 as the Wheeling Female Academy in downtown Wheeling and in 1865 moved to its present location and assumed its current name. While grades five through twelve were all female, Mount de Chantal's Montessori and Elementary schools were co-ed. They were members of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference.

The school ceased operations on May 31, 2008.

Wheeling Hospital announced on April 13, 2010, they were purchasing the site and may demolish it.

Notable Alumnae
  • Carrie Watson Fleming, First lady of West Virginia, 1890-1893
  • Edna Hall Scott Kump, First lady of West Virginia, 1933-1937
  • Judith Herndon, senator

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