Kick the winter blues with local crafters!

Celebrate Spring’s arrival with the Cabin Fever Craft Show featuring local artisans and their handmade goods. Visit historic Arthurdale’s Center Hall on Saturday March 25 to shake the winter blues and shop locally made treasures. From ceramics, sewing, and baskets to ironwork, knives, and leatherwork, everything is local and handmade.

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Limited Edition T-Shirts

Introducing the limited edition “Arthurdale’s Angel”, Eleanor Roosevelt t-shirt! Honor Arthurdale’s favorite First Lady and help AHI continue to grow! This exclusive image was created by a local artist and was inspired by 1930’s WPA art and movie posters. The image can be used only by permission of the artist. Now is your chance to pick up a unique tee for your self and your loved ones!

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Order deadline is December 20, they will arrive just after the new year.

Follow https://www.bonfire.com/arthurdales-angel-campaign/ to pick your favorite color tee and place your order.

Need a printable gift certificate to give before they arrive? Email ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org with the shirt color you would like pictured.

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Kroger Community Rewards support AHI

kroger-plusKroger shoppers can help Arthurdale Heritage with the swipe of a card! AHI is now registered in the Kroger Community Rewards program which donates funds to community schools and other nonprofit organizations. Take a few moments and register your account to support us with a swipe of a card!

Registration Instructions:
1) Visit krogercommunityrewards.com to register your Kroger Plus account.
2) Select Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (#87610) as the recipient of your Community Rewards.
Then, just shop Kroger! Every time your Kroger Plus Card is swiped, Arthurdale Heritage will receive a generous donation.
Note: You will still receive your Kroger Gas points so this is a win/win!


Holiday Craft Shop & NEW Co-Op Hours

As you’re making a list and checking it twice, remember two local shops to support!

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ARTHURDALE CRAFT SHOP

Stop by the Craft Shop to pick up special handmade gifts for everyone on your list! Holiday Open House dates are Saturday and Sundays between November 26 and December 18! Saturdays 11 to 3 and Sundays 1 to 5. Or, during the week, the Visitor Center staff is happy to open the shop!

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ARTHURDALE CO-OP, LLC

Pick up your ingredients for holiday gatherings and tasty gifts like Preston County honey and maple syrup from the Arthurdale Co-op, LLC! Swing by Tuesday-Saturday from 1 to 4 in the old Esso station.

?s: call Lee at 304-864-6246


Deck the Halls 2016 plus Craft Show

Two ways you can help:

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Donate holiday items like vintage ornaments, handmade wreaths, or an unusual holiday item which we raffle. Local pickup is possible, or drop it off at the office.

Cash donations always help!

Visit our Donation page or give us a call at the office (304-864-3959).

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5:
9 am-3 pm

Support AHI and local crafters while getting a jump start on holiday shopping! Visit the Arts and Crafts show in Center Hall, AHI’s Craft Shop, and the Deck the Halls sale inside our historic buildings. Continue Reading


New Deal Festival – July 9, 2016 at 10am!

IMG_9264Step back in time at the New Deal Festival on Saturday July 9 to celebrate the unique history of Arthurdale with a day of food, arts & crafts, living history, and more. Tour the historic community on a hay wagon ride, stop by the antique car and tractor show, and see artisan demonstrations. The gates will open at 10am.

There will be a wonderful line up of blues, country, and folk music that will be playing on the Center Hall front porch. You can also wander through the museum buildings to learn more about the history of Arthurdale, and of course the celebration wouldn’t be complete without a visit from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt!

The festival also features a petting zoo, several children’s activities, a crafts market, horse-drawn wagon rides, and much more!

Like previous years, we’ll be giving you the option to buy advance tickets – link coming soon! Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 6-11. At the gate, general admission is $8 and children ages 6-11 are $5. Children under 5 get in for free.

Remember, volunteers attend the festival for FREE! Contact the office if you are interested in volunteering to setup, to work a shift at the event, or to cleanup. We can be reached at 304 864 3959 or by e-mail at ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org.


Rent Historic Center Hall

Spring meeting, birthday party, and wedding rentals for Arthurdale Heritage’s historic Center Hall on Rt. 92 in Preston County are now being scheduled for weekday/weekend use. Discounted rates for weekday use are offered. Capacity is 85 for a meal service (with on-site kitchen) and larger for meetings. Call the office at 304-864-3959 for availability.

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Arthurdale’s Historic Center Hall


Shop for Holiday Gifts

shoppersCelebrate the Season and find great gift items for your friends, family and home at the Craft Shop. It features regional artisan-made items just like it did in the 1930s and ’40s.

The Craft Shop will be open for special holiday weekend hours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 27 and 28, December 5 and 6, December 12 and 13, and December 19 and 20.

Arthurdale Christmas cards and pottery, treenware, hand-painted saws and slates, knitted items, West Virginia glass, Marion Eiermann art, Mary Walker candies, notecards, retro aprons, antique jewelry, goat milk soap and so many more unique things are available.



The Arthurdale Heritage Cookbook: Recipes, Memories, History

The Arthurdale Heritage cookbook features over 100 pages of favorite recipes from homesteader families and community residents! It also includes 30 pages on the historic project.
Try new recipes while also learning about the nation’s first subsistence homestead community. See photos of Eleanor Roosevelt, homesteaders and others involved in the New Deal project. It’s great for birthday, wedding and holiday gifts.

Cost is $19.95 plus $1.20 tax at the Craft Shop or office. Shipping rate varies from $6 to $11, depending on the destination, for a single copy. However, up to 4 copies will fit into a medium flat rate box for $12.65. Call the office at 304-864-3959 or email ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org with questions or orders.