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Feagans Mill Featured on WV Public Radio

Feagans Mill Featured on WV Public Radio Thanks to Rebecca Glover and WV Public Radio for focusing on Feagans Mill today. This is a unique project that presents a lot … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preserve WV AmeriCorps Completes over 18 Oral History Interviews

~ By Eliza ~ The “biggest thing” that occurred during my second quarter of service was the Old Hemlock Reunion. While LeJay and other Old Hemlock Family members did most … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preserve WV AmeriCorps Member Develops New Program for Students

By Cailin Over the last month I have been developing an educational outreach plan for Craik-Patton House in Charleston called Traveling Trunks. It is essentially a program the Craik-Patton House … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

WVU Press publishes an architectural history of the West Virginia State Capitol

West Virginia University Press is pleased to announce the publication of Cass Gilbert’s West Virginia State Capitol by Ann Thomas Wilkins and David G. Wilkins. At the turn of the twentieth … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glen Dale Women Focus of Museum Exhibit

A new exhibit telling the stories of more than 20 women of the Cockayne family and the roles that they played in that family’s social and business prominence during the … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

National Coal Heritage Area Partnership Grants Available

The National Coal Heritage Area (NCHA) is one of only 48 nationally designated heritage areas in the entire United States.  The mission of the National Coal Heritage Area is to … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Historic Courthouses ~ Excuse for an Excursion

When envisioning a courthouse most people conjure the image of a blindfolded allegorical statue standing in front of an imposing neoclassical temple of justice – much like the one Cass … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

VISTA sought for Tygart Valley Homestead Association

VISTA position begins May 2014 and is a one-year position.  It may be extended for 2 – 3 years depending on VISTA’s project development and fundraising.  The VISTA will be assigned … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

PAWV’s Trip to Summersville

We at PAWV have partnered with the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority for a five-locale special program in the New River area: Bridges to the Past.  Part of this … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment
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