Support Arthurdale Heritage and stock your freezer at the same time! Up for your consideration is one half of a prime, locally raised, “Buckwheat Festival” hog ; generously donated to Arthurdale Heritage by Stone Paving.
Volunteers will be wearing masks, gloves, and taking all the necessary steps to remain clean and safe. As you arrive to Arthurdale to pick-up your meal, volunteers will bring it out to your car for you! If you have questions, please email email@example.com or call (304) 864-3959.
Our last take-out dinner was so successful, we’re doing it again! Support Arthurdale Heritage while enjoying a delicious homemade meal, Sunday July 12th. The meal includes creamed chicken over biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a dessert. It can be picked up anytime from 11am-2pm.
Adult tickets are $10, and children are $5. This dinner is a take-out only dinner. Volunteers will be wearing masks, gloves, and taking all the necessary steps to remain clean and safe. As you arrive to Arthurdale to pick-up your meal, volunteers will bring it out to your car for you!
We have an exciting new project in the works here at AHI and we want your input!
AHI is thinking of ways to engage with children not only in Arthurdale, but in the greater Preston and Monongalia Counties. We are seeking the community’s view on the building of a playground at our site which would have educational components and be appropriately themed to reflect the unique story of Arthurdale and its homesteaders. Please fill out this short survey to let us know your thoughts. If you’re interested in becoming involved in the project or volunteering your skills, we want your help! #EleanorsLittleVillage#ThisPlaceMatters
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We have sad but necessary news to share with you all. After much thought, we have decided to cancel our 2020 New Deal Festival in order to keep our community safe. The New Deal Festival is our favorite event every year, as we get to reconnect with those that have moved away and celebrate the story and community of Arthurdale. We apologize for any inconvenience, but know that we are all eager to celebrate with everyone again in 2021.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have decided not to hold our Goat Gallop 5k in the traditional manner. This year, you’ll be able to walk/run the course in Arthurdale OR from your hometown! Participants will have from May 20 – June 20 to complete the race in one of two ways.
If you want to participate in the virtual 5k, simply register through our Run Signup page and complete the course from any location. Participants in the virtual race can still competitively upload their times.
Your second option is completing the 5k in Arthurdale with an interactive course map powered by the app RaceJoy. To do so, register through Run Signup, download the RaceJoy app, and search for “Arthurdale Heritage Goat Gallop.” As you run through Arthurdale’s charming historic district, you will learn about some of the unique aspects of our community through audio snippets. While the goats won’t be running with you this year, the course runs past them and we encourage you to say hello!
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*COVID 19 policy: Your safety is important to us. Participants have an entire month to run the course, so we ask that if you encounter another runner please practice safe social distancing. The courses run through the neighborhoods of Arthurdale, but please be aware of any vehicles or potholes. Stay safe and have fun!
You may already be familiar with the #GivingTuesday usually held the week after Thanksgiving, which calls for global giving. This is an adjunct event to that, promoted by the same organization in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Held on May 5th, it will be a day of unity and giving to help with the effects of worldwide shutdowns. AHI will be participating in this event! We have a few fun things planned for the day, so keep an eye on our Facebook for updates.
Unlike the #GivingTuesday event in December, however, there will be no corporate matches. This means we need your help even more! Don’t forget to also spread the word – the more people who participate, the better. Make sure to use the hashtag #GivingTuesdayNow with the capital letters on posts so others can see how we are participating. Mark your calendars and join us on May 5th!
In Monday’s video, join our AmeriCorps Marissa as she explores the different styles of homestead houses in Arthurdale. Learn about the struggles the builders faced initially and what makes each homestead unique!
The foundation of the Arthurdale Homestead Community was subsistence agriculture. In Wednesday’s video, learn how the homesteaders supported themselves and their families through farming.
It’s another Fairfax Facts Friday! In this week’s video, learn how the Fairfax Cabin was used by the different owners of Arthurdale’s land – and see a very special Fairfax artifact!