Eleanor Roosevelt's Little Village, Arthurdale, WV

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Shop for Holiday Gifts!

Shop till you drop at the Arthurdale Craft Shop from noon to 4 p.m. on these Saturdays –

November 22 and 29 and December 6, 13 and 20

You’ll find great Arthurdale items and handmade art, jewelry, baskets, pottery, glass, knitted items, and other unique pieces from local artisans for your home and holiday giving.



Community Halloween Party, October 29

Hosted By: MountainPath Properties, LLC and Arthurdale Heritage

Saturday, October 29 – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Arthurdale  Heritage Center Hall


  • Ghost Stories
  • Coloring Sheets
  • Music
  • Games

Starts at 6:00PM

Prizes for…..

  • Under 5
  • Grades K-2
  • Grade 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 9-12
  • Adults

Annual Dinner and Meeting, October 23

Arthurdale Heritage’s Annual Dinner and Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 23 at 5:00 in the historic Center Hall along Rt. 92 in Preston County. A program will follow about the past year’s events and progress with projects. Volunteer awards will be given. Cost is $16 for choice of baked steak or baked chicken dinner, including dessert.

To attend, mail your check payable to Arthurdale Heritage by October 18 to P. O. Box 850, Arthurdale, WV 26520 or call 304-864-3959 to charge it to your credit card.

Proceeds benefit the historic preservation efforts for the nation’s first New Deal homestead subsistence community project championed by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Prepare Your Home for Winter! Historic Windows Weatherization Workshop

Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. is pleased to offer a historic windows weatherization demonstration project at the E-15 Homestead, part of the New Deal Homestead Museum in historic Arthurdale.

Preservation historian, Lynn Stasick, will begin the workshop with a window restoration PowerPoint presentation on the National Park Services’ best practices describing Class I, II, and III methods of historic windows restoration. This will be followed by a historic windows steam chest demonstration showing the basic steps to rehab a historic wooden window. A hands-on weatherization demonstration by window preservation expert Phil Davis of Allegheny Restoration will follow.

The workshop will be held on September 30, 2011 from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. The workshop fee is $35; lunch is included. Call 304.864.3959 or email ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org to register. Please pre-register by September 26.

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