Half a hog benefit auction

Support Arthurdale Heritage and stock your freezer at the same time!  Up for your consideration is one half of a prime, locally raised, “Buckwheat Festival” hog ; generously donated to Arthurdale Heritage by Stone Paving.    This fundraising auction starts Sunday, Oct. 18 at noon and ends Oct. 28 precisely at noon. Big early and Bid often! To place your bid, click here: https://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/half-a-hog–15687 Questions: ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org or call 304 864 3959

November Homemade Lasagna take out dinner

Please join Arthurdale Heritage for a homemade lasagna meal on November 8th! Each meal includes lasagna, garlic bread, salad, and dessert for just $10. Pre-order required: https://arthurdaleheritage.org/shop/uncategorized/takeout-lasagna-meal/ Volunteers will be wearing masks, gloves, and taking all the necessary steps to remain clean and safe. As you arrive to Arthurdale to pick-up your meal, volunteers will bring it out to your car for you! If you have questions, please email ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org or call (304) 864-3959. 

October Steak Hoagie Takeout Dinner

Come and celebrate Eleanor Roosevelt’s birthday with Arthurdale Heritage at our Steak Hoagie Fundraiser Dinner! Meal includes steak hoagie, French fries, cake, ice cream and a drink for only $10. Volunteers will be wearing masks, gloves, and taking all the necessary steps to remain clean and safe. As you arrive to Arthurdale to pick-up your meal, volunteers will bring it out to your car for you! Preorders required. Make sure to reserve your meal ahead of time by purchasing tickets read more

New Rotating Exhibit on Display in AHI

Be sure to come visit our Center Hall to see a phenomenal exhibit showcasing the photography of Frances Benjamin Johnston, a Grafton-born professional photographer. Johnston was a photographic icon, taking images of decaying buildings, seasonal gardens, and expressive individuals that would soon be lost to time. This traveling exhibit was created by PAWV AmeriCorps member Ksenia Bradner and will be hosted by AHI from 9-5pm until September 10th and is free to the public. See a news release from WV read more

Helen Kay “Susie” Mayor Vandergrift passes away

Arthurdale has lost another homestead child. Helen Kay “Susie” Mayor Vandergrift, daughter of Alex and Rose Mayor, passed in Jacksonville FL last Friday. Born in Arthurdale on September 12, 1936, she grew up in SR-15. A 1953 graduate of AHS, she worked as an accountant for Montgomery Wards in Morgantown and later in Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, sisters Julia, Mary, and Dorothy plus brothers Mike, George, and Charles. A graveside service will be held read more

Join the Arthurdale Heritage Bandwagon!

We are so grateful to Dave and Marilee Hall for their generous donation. If you are able to take the pledge with them, please visit www.arthurdaleheritage.org/giving to ensure that Arthurdale’s unique stories will continue to be preserved and shared.

Eleanor Roosevelt Farm Women’s Club minutes from 1938 to 1946

The Eleanor Roosevelt Farm Women’s Club was the first women’s club established at Arthurdale after its founding.  The women of Arthurdale held important roles and organized several committees such as the school committee and the weavers’ room as actions of civic engagement. It was through through these committees and clubs that homesteader women contributed to their new community and made their voices heard on a similar level to those being heard from the all-male Homesteader’s Club. By contributing to civic read more

Take Out Creamed Chicken and Biscuits Lunch

Our last take-out dinner was so successful, we’re doing it again! Support Arthurdale Heritage while enjoying a delicious homemade meal, Sunday July 12th. The meal includes creamed chicken over biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a dessert. It can be picked up anytime from 11am-2pm. Adult tickets are $10, and children are $5. This dinner is a take-out only dinner. Volunteers will be wearing masks, gloves, and taking all the necessary steps to remain clean and safe. As you arrive read more

Betty Jo Bonnett Atkins passed away

We have sad news to share. On June 23, Betty Jo Bonnett Atkins passed away at age 89, daughter of Robert and Iva Bonnett. Her brother, Claude Bonnette, was an original homesteader in Arthurdale on Lot B-5, and Betty Jo graduated from Arthurdale High School. She is remembered for her caring spirit, her love of animals, and her love of travel, which took her to four different continents. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years read more

AHI Closed for the Fourth of July

Arthurdale Heritage will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, in observance of the holiday.  We will reopen on Sunday, July 5th, with our usual tour hours, 1-5pm.  Have a great holiday and weekend!