A BIG thank you to Tom Belmaggio for donating two photos, three reflectors, and two sets of post office boxes!! The reflectors were made in the forge and had come from Wagner house U3. The post office boxes are from the original post office, which was a part of our Center Hall complex, located right next to the Craft Shop. It is so neat to have these items back here to display!
The post office likely moved to its current location in the ’60s. Two postmasters that worked at the original location, however, were Mr. Lovett and Mr. Vanaman. Does anyone have any information about the original post office that they could share with us?
Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. was honored to host Rep. McKinley, his wife Mary, and 14 staff members to celebrate our 18 county area being designated as the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area (AFNHA).
Years of hard work and dogged determination by Rep. McKinley and members of AFNHA paid off and will bring a vast array of new opportunities to the area. This is a huge plus for regional tourism!
The annual Arthurdale Community Yard Sale is Saturday May 11!
Drive around historic Arthurdale and stop at the many houses that will be selling all sorts of treasures. Free maps with a list of sellers will be available outside the Visitors Center on Saturday morning.
Want to add your house to our map? The deadline is Friday April 27 at noon. Registration is FREE! Call the office or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Add your listing to the online form at your convenience (click here or the link below), drop by the office, or give us a call.
$35 for dinner and a chance to win 1 of 13 cash prizes totaling over $2100, plus 12 hidden prizes on the board. Auctions, 50/50s, and other games of chance will help increase your odds. You have a 1 in 10 shot of winning! Winner does NOT need to be present to win! Continue Reading
You’re invited to a Cooking Show party! Mark your calendar and invite a friend or two! Get ready to learn recipes and tips to make mealtimes simple and stress-free. Don’t miss out on the fun! Wine, cheese and hor d’oeuvres will be served. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated to AHI to help pay for critical repairs to the historic Center Hall. Can’t attend the party? No problem! Start shopping right now online: https://www.pamperedchef.com/party/ArthurdaleHeritage Orders will be processed as soon as they are placed and quickly SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO YOU!
Spring is on it’s way! Shake the winter blues and join Arthurdale Heritage at the annual Cabin Fever Craft Show on Saturday, March 23 10am-4pm. Browse the handmade goods of the talented West Virigina artists visiting Center Hall and find some treasures to take home. Grab a bite to eat at the free will donation lunch with some favorite recipes like Roger’s Sloppy Joes and Jeanie’s delicious soups plus homemade desserts and more. Visit the administration building for an art show of works by late Preston Co. artist Dolores Ryan–original pieces from her collection will be available for purchase. Admission and parking are free! We’ll see you there.
Join us Saturday, March 23, 2019 for an exhibition of art of the late Miss Dolores Ryan. A former art teacher and artist, the Preston County native’s body of work displays an exceptional range of mediums and styles. Her art depicts subjects for every art lover, from folk art depictions of Americana, abstract, and natural depictions of Appalachian wildlife. Original artwork will be available for purchase at the AHI Craft Shop and at the show.
Free admission to art show and Craft Show in the Center Hall is complementary. Lunch will be available through free-will donation.
Thanks to the generosity of the Tirekickers car club, Santa came to Arthurdale Heritage again this year and brought every boy and girl a nice gift! To see all the photos of the evening, please click on this link: