Learn how to make your own unique ornaments by using an ancient pottery-making technique, “slab building” that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers, and simple tools. Instructor Susan Ramey of The Arts Council of Preston County has graciously offered to teach one of her popular classes at Arthurdale Heritage! *All materials provided including clay, glaze and firing *Minimum of 4, maximum of 16 students *$40 AHI members, $45 non-members Payment due in advance. This class … read more
The visitor center is in need of an iPad Air 2 or 3. If you are going to upgrade or have one you aren’t using, please consider donating it to AHI. All gifts are tax deductible. Monetary donations to support tech can be donated at any time or through our current Facebook fundraiser. Thank you!
October 27th will come alive with all things that “go bump in the night” as West Virginia Storytelling Guild members gather at the Center Hall in Arthurdale for an evening of spooktacular tales. At 6:00pm on Saturday, Oct. 27, in the great Hall, 5 tellers from across the state will spin a favorite tale from the ghost tale genre, each attempting to “out-tell” the others. The featured tellers for this event are seasoned tellers, all. Stas’ Ziolkowski from Shepherdstown WV … read more
The 2018 Craft Show and Fall Festival is just around the corner! Join us in Arthurdale on Saturday, October 13 for fun from 10 am – 4 pm. Free parking and admission with something for the whole family! Don’t miss live music with the West Virginia Hitchers playing from 11:30-1:30.
The Arthurdale Heritage office will be closed to the public on Monday, July 2nd to observe the Independence Day holiday. Tours are available this weekend with regular hours and will resume on Tuesday, July 3rd.
Congratulations to this years participants in the second annual Goat Gallop 5k for hoofin’ it through Arthurdale with us today! A big thank you to the volunteers who made the day possible. The results of the race are available now at the Goat Gallop website and are posted below. We’ll see you next year! 2018 Results Overall Results Women 1 Martin, Allie W13 Runner 20:40.47 2 Stark, Chloe Ann W14 Runner 21:46.06 3 Mihoces, Kacey W24 Runner 21:53.75 Overall Results … read more
On Saturday June 16th, the AHI museum will be open free of charge to celebrate the Preston County Bicentennial and welcome the Goat Gallop 5k. Please note the modified Saturday hours of 9 – 12.
Please join Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. and the Community Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale for the New Deal Festival Quilt Show – Wrapped in His Love July 14, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Community Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale Quilts will be accepted from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Friday, July 13th at the Church. All bed sized quilts will be displayed and identified by Quilter, Designer, Long-Arm Quilter as applicable, and approximate year of creation. Quilts will need to be … read more
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 Aurora Area Historical Society, in its new building, features collections ranging from old-time retail and farming to … read more
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