Celebrate Preston County History Day on Sunday, October 20
Explore the history from the 1700s through the 20th century all over Preston County. Â Celebrate Preston County History Day on Sunday, October 20 at four historical sites around the county.
Times and locations are:
- Arthurdale Heritage, a five-building complex representing the New Dealâ€™s first subsistence homestead project, (noon â€“ 4:00) on Rt. 92
- Kingwoodâ€™s James McGrew House, 1841 home built by the prominent businessman involved in the formation of West Virginia, (1:00 â€“ 3:00) on Rt. 7
- Westbrook’s Esso, showing the full-service gas station of yesteryear and antique truck on display, (1:00 – 3:00) 101 West High Street (on the corner of Price and W. High Streets)
- Szilagyi Center in Rowlesburg featuring the World War II Museum, Preston County Sports Museum, and B&O bridges exhibit, cafÃ© and shops, (1:00 â€“ 5:00) on Rt. 72