Celebrate 2018 Preston County History Days on the third Sundays June – October

Learn more about the amazing history in your backyard during Preston County History Days on June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21.         Some sites charge admission; parking is free. Arthurdale Heritage, a five-building museum complex representing the New Deal subsistence homestead project championed by Eleanor Roosevelt, including a restored homestead, on Rt. 92.  Craft Shop also open. 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Open all dates Old Hemlock, country home of renowned outdoors author and Old Hemlock Setters’ breeder, George Bird Evans.  … read more

Hoof it through history at the Goat Gallop 5k

The 2018 Goat Gallop 5k Run / Walk is just around the corner and we can’t wait! Join us on Saturday, June 16 for a gallop around historic Arthurdale with the herd. Celebrate the history of Preston County by enjoying an event in the heart of Eleanor Roosevelt’s “Little Village”. Pre-registration closes Friday June 1st; this special pre-registration guarantees an event t-shirt and saves $5! Registration will be open online and onsite until the event. Register online at runsignup.com/Race/WV/Arthurdale/goatgallop5k or stop by … read more

Quilt documentation comes to Arthurdale

Save the story of your family quilts or other ones that you cherish.  The WV Quilt Documentation Project is recording the history of quilts made in—or currently residing in—West Virginia. A documentation day is being held at the Arthurdale Inn (now WV Caring offices) on July 14 during the New Deal Festival–this FREE event does not require a New Deal Festival pass.  Appointments are required and can be made by contacting Kathy Opel via email (Kopel@yahoo.com) or by calling 304 329 1287.  During … read more

Office closed May 8th

The Arthurdale Heritage office will be closed Tuesday May 8th for Election Day. The office will reopen Wednesday, May 9th with normal hours. Check your voter registration status and find your polling place.

Office closes early Friday April 20th

The Arthurdale Heritage office will be closing early this Friday (April 20th) at 2:00 pm for weekend event preparation. We’ll see you Saturday in Masontown at the Elimination Dinner–doors open at 5 and dinner is at 6. We’ll be back in the office Monday!

Community Yard Sale 2018

The annual Arthurdale Community Yard Sale is Saturday May 5! 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 ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org with any questions. Add your listing to the online form at your convenience … read more

Cabin Fever Craft Show is back!

It may be playing hide and seek, but spring is just around the corner! Kick your cabin fever blues and join us at the Cabin Fever Craft Show Saturday, April 7th in AHI’s historic Center Hall. From 10 am – 4 pm, the Hall will be filled with talented West Virginian crafters and their handmade goods.

Last baby goat yoga class this season!

We are glad to announce another chance for goat yoga! An additional date for goat yoga has been scheduled for Sunday, March 18 from 3-4 pm with instructor Holly Groves. Don’t miss a chance to do yoga with this year’s baby goats–they’re yoga masters! This will be the last session of goat yoga this year. Our kids are growing up so fast! Class size is limited to 25–reserve your space today! $45 / $40 for AHI members. Prepayment required. RSVP by contacting … read more

Bring along your luck! Annual Raffle & Elimination Dinner

Enjoy a night with your friends and win big! $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!

Baby Goat Yoga coming to AHI

UPDATE! Last chance this season!  An additional date for goat yoga has been scheduled for Sunday, March 18 from 3-4 pm. Don’t miss a chance to do yoga with this year’s baby goats! This will be the last session of goat yoga this year. Our kids are growing up so fast! $45 / $40 for AHI members. Prepayment required. See more at the Facebook event!