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AHI closed on Saturday, July 4

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AHI will be closed tomorrow, Saturday July 4th, in observance of the holiday. The Craft Shop will be closed as well. We will reopen on Sunday for our regular hours of noon to 4pm. Have a wonderful weekend!

Arthurdale Aerial Photograph Makes Perfect Holiday Gift

Arthurdale Heritage is selling framed and unframed aerial photographs of Arthurdale. Taken in October 2011, this photograph makes a wonderful gift for all who are fans of Arthurdale. Framed copies for pick-up are available only in December. Unframed copies can be mailed in a sturdy tube for the same price. An example of the photo is in the office.

Call 304-864-3959, email ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org or drop by the office to order.

Size and Price

16×20 – $75

18×24 – $125

20×28 – $150

24×36 – $195

Aerial Photograph of Arthurdale

October 2011, Aerial Photograph of Arthurdale


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Santa visits Arthurdale on December 16

1930s Santa Claus Card

Santa is coming to town this Friday, December 16! The doors will open at 7:00 p.m and Santa will arrive at 7:30 p.m. Free cocoa and cookies will be served plus a gift from Santa for all good little girls and boys. Get a professional photograph taken with Santa! These will later be posted and available for purchase.

Santa’s visit is hosted by the Arthurdale Tirekickers Club.

This year, get your (Decorated!) Christmas Tree from Arthurdale Heritage

This year, consider getting your Christmas tree at the Arthurdale Festival of Trees.  These fully decorated trees and wreaths will be available for auction Friday and Saturday.

Bid on a Space Tree, a Vintage 1940s Tree, a West Virginia Lottery Tree, a Cat Lover’s Tree, Fishing Wreath, and other numerous holiday trees and wreaths. Also the Arthurdale Heritage Craft Shop will be open and children can write Letters to Santa with the help of some elves.  On Sunday there will also be  family holiday photos and horse-drawn wagon rides around Eleanor’s Little (Christmas) Village.

Can’t Make it to Arthurdale? Bid online!

Available Trees

Space Tree – 4ft., white tinsel tree decorated with a space theme. Ornaments include several collectible Hallmark ornaments from Star Trek and Star Wars as well as planets and other fun decorations.
Donated by the Barnes-Marra family of Arthurdale.

Vintage 1940s Tree – A 6 ft. artificial evergreen tree decorated with antique ornaments from the 1940s.
Donated by Darlene Bolyard of Arthurdale.

Advent Calendar Box with Feather tree donated by Darlene Bolyard. Each drawer has a small ornament you put on the tree.

Snowman Feather tree donated by Darlene Bolyard.

WV Lottery Tree – A live tree decorated with $100 in WV lottery tickets donated by Rich Painter, Garden Creations.

Cat Lover’s Tree – a 6 ft., professionally decorated evergreen tree donated by P.U.R.R., a cat rescue and rehabilitation shelter in Taylor County. 50% of the profits from this tree will be donated to P.U.R.R.

Tree of Joy – A 6 ft. white tree with “mid-century” decorations.
Donated by Marilee Hall.

The Affordable Signs Unlimited tree is decorated with mini sign samples and includes a $20 gift certificate.

American Cancer Society Memorabilia tree donated by Lindsy Whittaker.

Other decorated Christmas trees will also be donated by MountainPath Properties, LLC, Missy Hartsell, Alisha Myers, Dee Hayes, and Kathryn Burton.

Christmas tree decoration donated by Lorraine Weaver.

Available Wreaths

Fishing Wreath – M & M Woodworks of Terra Alta is donating a wreath with a fishing theme for sportsmen. In the center of the wreath is a wooden scrollsawed silhouette picture of a fish jumping out of water and the slogan “Gone fishin'”. It can be removed for display on a wall. Eight handcrafted and handpainted wooden fishing lures are the ornaments on the wreath. They can be removed and used for fishing. While these lures have been made with quality product and are designed to catch The Big One, M & M Woodworks can assume no responsibility for the one that gets away. Decorated by David McCloud

Christmas Wreath – donated by Brown’s Mill LP

Festive Wreath – Valley Pharmacy is donating a wreath decorated with boxes of chocolate.

Wreath donated by Mane Tamer includes certificate for free hair cut.

Mountain Mamas Retreats Wreath, decorated by Cynthia McCloud & Shelley Miller

Other Christmas wreaths will be donated by Centra Bank, Louise Myers and Karen Tustin, Deb Miller, Your Most Valuable Bank (MVB), Janet Collin and Judy Harder..

Floral arrangement by Masontown Florist includes an Arthurdale Heritage crock.

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