Eleanor Roosevelt's Little Village, Arthurdale, WV

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Fly Fishing with Jack Bell

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June 7, 2014

Learn the basics of fly casting and equipment selection and how to read the water in this one day class. The beginning of the class will be held in Center Hall then will move outside to a pond for practice. Instructor Jack Bell is a one of West Virginia’s top fly fisherman. He won the State Fly Casting Championship for both distance and accuracy.

Cost is $50 members/ $60 non-members
Bring your own equipment. If you need to rent equipment you can do so for $15 from Jack. Rental includes reel, rod and line.

Kingwood Couple Wins AHI’s Classic Gift for a Classy Dad Auction

Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (AHI) is pleased to announce Jeromy and Jennifer Garlits of Kingwood, West Virginia as the winners in its Classic Gift for a Classy Dad auction. The Garlits’ were the high bidders at $275.00 for two passes to the Greenbrier Classic.

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Reserve Your “Tea with Eleanor” Tickets Now

Arthurdale Heritage is giving you the unique opportunity to have tea with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Tea will be served at Noon, Friday, July 9th at the historic Arthurdale Inn. Tickets are $10.00 per person and you can reserve your tickets online at:


Tickets can also be reserved by contacting Arthurdale Heritage by phone at 304-864-3959 or by email at ahi@arthurdaleheritage.org. Reservations are limited to 50 people.

This event, part of Arthurdale Heritage’s New Deal Festival, gives you the chance to chat with Mrs. Roosevelt, portrayed by living history actor Patty Cooper, in an intimate and historic setting. Your reservation also includes a variety of hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.

Volunteers Win State Award for Work on Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Garden

The Preston County Master Gardeners have received top honors for their efforts to construct and maintain Arthurdale Heritage’s Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Garden. Master Gardeners Becky Friend, Mildred Lindley, Russ Sanders, and Barb Sanders were awarded the West Virginia Master Gardener Award of Excellence for Outstanding Volunteer Project. The award, given by West Virginia University’s Extension Service, recognizes volunteers who dedicate a significant amount of time and creative effort in gardening and landscaping projects.

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