Homesteader Descendent Profile: Terry Day

November 8, 2021

Terry Day’s father, Robert, “Bob,”  Day, called Arthurdale “Utopia.”  For Terry Day, a homesteader descendent on both sides of his family, growing up in Arthurdale was a treasure that he…

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Construction Begins at Arthurdale

May 29, 2020

Urgently needed repairs were finally able to begin thanks to YOUR generous support! YOU helped us raise $25,000 to make this project a reality. Total project cost is almost $50,000!…

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Remembering William “Bill” Bauer

January 7, 2020

Sadly, we share with you news of the passing of William “Bill” Bauer. On January 4th, Arthurdale gained another angel when Bill was reunited with his beloved wife Barbara. Bill…

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AHI featured on WBOY’s Roaming West Virginia

April 24, 2019

Last Saturday morning, a man stumbled upon Arthurdale Heritage. He said he had just spent the day driving around Preston County, looking for unique things to feature on Roaming West…

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Why Join AmeriCorps at AHI

April 22, 2019

Why join AmeriCorps at Arthurdale Heritage? After graduating from WVU last year with a degree in International Studies, I decided to take an AFHA AmeriCorps position at Arthurdale Heritage. My…

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New donations for our collections

April 18, 2019

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…

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Storyteller Mentions Arthurdale

February 4, 2011

We wanted to share a recent article from the Appalachian History: Stories, Quotes and Anecdotes website. Storyteller Judi Tarowsky shares her father’s unique story during the 1930s when he freelanced…

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United Way Volunteers Pitch in to Help Arthurdale Heritage

August 5, 2010

Volunteers from the United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties rolled up their sleeves to help Arthurdale Heritage (AHI). It was all part of the United Way’s Day of Caring.…

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New Deal Festival Celebrates Arthurdale Heritage’s 25th Anniversary

June 23, 2010

Arthurdale Heritage (AHI) is celebrating its Silver Anniversary this July at its New Deal Festival. To kick off the celebration, West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin issued a proclamation declaring July…

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Volunteers Win State Award for Work on Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Garden

June 11, 2010

The Preston County Master Gardeners have received top honors for their efforts to construct and maintain Arthurdale Heritage’s Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Garden. Master Gardeners Becky Friend, Mildred Lindley, Russ Sanders,…

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