Eleanor Roosevelt's Little Village, Arthurdale, WV

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Roosevelt Run: 5k Walk/ Run

AUGUST 9

  • $25 July 20 through day of registration
  • There are a limited number of t-shirts now guaranteed with registration on a cost- first come first serve basis

Run or walk through the beautiful historic district of Arthurdale, WV and be transported back to the 1930s.  The course is frozen in time, making its way past many original Homestead houses where you might even see antique cars parked in the driveways! Eleanor Roosevelt will be handing out the awards, so make sure to do your best!  There is also a Kid’s Race and Wheelchair Roll available.

Join us after the races for other fun family activities including a petting zoo, pictures with Eleanor Roosevelt, the Tour Morgantown van,  antique car show, horseshoes, and the museums will be open for race participants. Healthy snacks and refreshments to recharge your body will be provided.

For more information, and to register, visit the official race website: rooseveltrun.wordpress.com

Thank you to our 2014 sponsors:

  • Gold
    GREATER MORGANTOWN CONVENTION AND VISITOR’S BUREAU

    http://www.tourmorgantown.com/

  • Silver
    Preston Memorial Hospital
  • Bronze
    MedExpress
  • Supporting
    Shop ‘n Save Express in Reedsville
    Real Juice Bar & Cafe
    Tathams

 

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:

http://ndf-tea.eventbrite.com

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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