In conjunction with the Smithsonianâ€™s Seventh Annual Museum Day on September 24, tours of Arthurdale Heritageâ€™s homestead community museum along Rt. 92 in Preston County will be free from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tour includes a restored home, exhibits on the New Deal project, administration building, forge, service station, and community building. Tour tickets are available at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ and must be presented for the free admission. On Sunday, the museum will be open noon to 4 p.m., and admission will be charged for tours. The volunteer-run Craft Shop will also be open at the same times.
Beginning May 1, the New Deal Homestead Museum will be open Tues.-Sun., 12-4 p.m.Â Â Continue Reading
We only have a couple of weeks left in August, but we wanted to make sure you were up-to-date with what we have planned for next month.Â Visit our Calendar of Events for a glimpse of the events we have planned for the fall.Â We’re adding to the calendar all the time, too, so check back!
If you don’t see something listed that we have overlooked, let us know.
September 5 â€“ Arthurdale Farm Stand â€“ 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
September 15 â€“ New Deal Lecture Series: Rob Whetsell, The Civilian Conservation Corps in West Virginia
September 19 â€“ Arthurdale Farm Stand â€“ 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
September 26 â€“ Arthurdale Farm Stand â€“ 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Don’t forget, you can get guided tours of the Arthurdale Museum, Forge, Service Station and E-15 Homestead every Tuesday-Sunday from Noon-3:00 pm. We also have maps available for a self-guided driving tour of Arthurdale.Â The maps are available 24 hours a day at the Visitors Center.