Lead: In one of the last skirmishes of the American Revolution Betty Zane performed an act of exceptional heroism.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: The City of Wheeling was established at the juncture of Wheeling Creek and the Ohio River in the panhandle of West Virginia. The name is taken from a Delaware Indian term meaning skull or head which refers to the beheading of a party of early settlers. The story of Elizabeth Zane comes out of that turbulent era.