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To celebrate West Virginia’s birthday on June 20 from 2 to 4pm, the Humanities Council will open the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House for tours with light refreshments. Come visit Our Old House, enjoy a West Virginia-shaped cookie and learn about the 1836 house, a landmark property listed on the National Register of Historic Places and one […]
“Celebrate West Virginia” is a weekend-long celebration of West Virginia Day! A kickoff celebration, held Thursday June 22 from 4-7 PM at Spark! Imagination and Science Center, will feature live music and food. Representatives from museums and historic sites in the community will present family-friendly activities and information about their organization. Throughout the weekend, area […]
Old and Rare Book Workshop West Virginia and Regional History Center May 26, 2017 10am to 2pm Join the West Virginia Association of Museums for their 2017 educational workshop series as Stewart Plein and Crystal Wimer share their expertise and demonstrate hand-on preservation methods for the conservation and care of old and rare books. The […]
Sunday, May 14th Seating from 1pm to 3:30pm Guests for this day are treated to the mouthwatering down home cooking of Adaland’s long time cook, Lucy Williamson. The buffet table will be laden with two entrees, a collection of sides, salad with Lucy’s famous dressing, homemade bread, and a sideboard of luscious desserts. Adaland’s signature […]
To honor the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Senator Robert C. Byrd in 2017, the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History & Education has designed a major traveling exhibit, “Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian.” The exhibit features digital representations of more than 100 documents and photographs from the extensive Robert C. […]
Has your organization recently created an exhibit, publication, program, or project with an innovative approach to interpreting West Virginia history? If the answer is “YES,” then you should consider nominating your organization for an American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award.
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Join Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. on November 16th for the Holiday Paper Quilling Class Cost is $15 for AHI members, $20 for others PLUS cost of materials. You must preregister; call or email to today! Reita Marks is back for another paper quilling class! Join us and create a gift your friends and family will treasure. […]
October 14, 2016 at the Olgebay Mansion Museum from 9-3 Workshop leaders Fawn Valentine and Toni Ogden will demonstrate their methods for discovering what pieced or woven textiles can tell us, information that allows for interpretation beyond the obvious visual appeal of these bed coverings. Even without a maker’s name or date of construction, there […]