Classes

Historic Windows Weatherization Workshop

In celebration of Historic Preservation Month, Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. is pleased to offer a two-day historic windows weatherization demonstration project on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 at the E-15 Homestead in historic Arthurdale.

Participants will see a window restoration PowerPoint presentation on the National Park Services’ best practices describing Class I, II, and III methods of historic windows restoration followed by a windows steam chest demonstration showing the basic steps to rehab a wooden window by preservation historian, Lynn Stasick. Window preservation expert Phil Davis of Allegheny Restoration will conduct a windows weatherization demonstration, providing participants hands-on experience in weatherizing wooden windows.

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Prepare Your Home for Winter! Historic Windows Weatherization Workshop

Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. is pleased to offer a historic windows weatherization demonstration project at the E-15 Homestead, part of the New Deal Homestead Museum in historic Arthurdale.

Preservation historian, Lynn Stasick, will begin the workshop with a window restoration PowerPoint presentation on the National Park Services’ best practices describing Class I, II, and III methods of historic windows restoration. This will be followed by a historic windows steam chest demonstration showing the basic steps to rehab a historic wooden window. A hands-on weatherization demonstration by window preservation expert Phil Davis of Allegheny Restoration will follow.

The workshop will be held on September 30, 2011 from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. The workshop fee is $35; lunch is included. Call 304.864.3959 or email ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org to register. Please pre-register by September 26.

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WV Genealogy Class

Learn how to research your family’s roots Tuesday, September 27 at 6:30pm in Center Hall at Arthurdale Heritage. Christy Venham, who teaches genealogy at WVU and works at the WV & Regional History Collection, will share her broad range of knowledge in this introductory class.

AHI members pay $15 and others $18. Register by calling 304 864-3959, emailing ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org, or coming by the office during business hours.