Celebrate Preston County History Day on Sunday, October 20

Explore the history from the 1700s through the 20th century all over Preston County.  Celebrate Preston County History Day on Sunday, October 20 at four historical sites around the county.

View this county map for the locations (.pdf)

Times and locations are:

  • Arthurdale Heritage, a five-building complex representing the New Deal’s first subsistence homestead project, (noon – 4:00) on Rt. 92
  • Kingwood’s James McGrew House, 1841 home built by the prominent businessman involved in the formation of West Virginia, (1:00 – 3:00) on Rt. 7
  • Westbrook’s Esso, showing the full-service gas station of yesteryear and antique truck on display, (1:00 – 3:00) 101 West High Street (on the corner of Price and W. High Streets)
  • Szilagyi Center in Rowlesburg featuring the World War II Museum, Preston County Sports Museum, and B&O bridges exhibit, café and shops, (1:00 – 5:00) on Rt. 72