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!

Arthurdale’s Angel T-shirts

Order yours today! Eleanor Roosevelt Arthurdale’s Angel t-shirts. 100% cotton Gildan shirts.   Sizes S-XXXL; $17.95-$19.95

Visit to Scott’s Run Museum

Arthurdale Heritage staff and volunteers made a trip to the Scott’s Run Museum yesterday. We met with museum volunteers and community members to hear their stories and create a bond between our organizations. Scott’s Run and Arthurdale are inextricably linked – many Arthurdale families have roots in Scott’s Run. It was her visits with families in Scott’s Run that inspired Eleanor Roosevelt to create a homestead community. Thank you to the Scott’s Run Museum volunteers for welcoming us to your … read more

Oct 15 is Preston County History Day

Preston County History Day allows everyone, young and old, to appreciate the contributions of earlier Prestonians. Open for tours on Sunday, October 15 will be Arthurdale Heritage from 1:00 – 5:00; in Kingwood, the James McGrew House from 1:00 – 3:00 and the Preston Academy, 2:00 – 5:00; Szilagyi Center museums in Rowlesburg, 1:00 – 4:00; and three outdoor Civil War Trail sites in Aurora and Rowlesburg. Some sites charge admission. Parking is free.

Craft Show and Fall Festival

Join us on Saturday, October 21st from 10-4 for a day of beautiful, handmade crafts and fun! Get a jump on your holiday shopping too.  What’s better than original artwork, jewelry, glass, pottery or fabric artwork as a gift for the holidays? Master Weaver and Americorps volunteer, Jane Gilchrist, will help you weave your very own rug! Kids of all ages will enjoy listening to JoAnn Dadisman tell WV ghost stories on the porch of our museum house.  Afterwards, take … read more

Preston County History: Fairfax Manor

In collaboration with Preston County History Day activities, the Fairfax Manor is open this Sunday, August 20,  from 2 – 5 pm. The historic home is still a family home and the current owner, Caroline Richmond, will open the historic home for FREE tours on these days. Built in 1818 during the inception of Preston County, many of the original fittings of the original home are preserved – 9 over 6 and 6 over 6 windows, carved fireplace mantels with center … read more

2017 New Deal Festival Book available

Each year we publish a festival book where businesses who are AHI supporters buy an ad. Families connected to Arthurdale often remember their relatives and friends in the book. It is full of pictures and stories about early Arthurdalians and those who came after plus Eleanor Roosevelt stories. This is the cover and a sample page from the 2017 edition. As long as supplies last, we can mail you a copy postpaid for only $5. (If you bought an ad, we mail … read more

Homestead birdhouse raffle

Enter the raffle for a chance to win a homestead birdhouse! Handmade by the talented Terry Wright to look like E-15 and the Arthurdale Wagner homesteads, this birdhouse is a great keepsake for any Arthurdale lover. Raffle tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5, or 15 for $10! More houses will be for sale in the Craft Shop. The drawing will be held Monday July 31.