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Congratulations to the 2023 winners of the Vaughan Award. Pictured from left to right are:

Wendy Shriver accepting the Building Preservation Award on behalf of the Ross Foundation and Discovery World.

Amanda Stevens of Downtown PKB received the Arts and Letter Award for their promotional activities of downtown Parkersburg.

Father John Rice and St. Xavier Parish for Building Preservation for renovation projects at the church, parish house and parish center on Market St.

Gretchen helped restore the Society's Loom and restrung all the threads. She is giving Society members a lesson in how to make a rug. Click the link to watch a short video


                  History Alive for Kids

WCHPS is sponsoring an Organization Meeting to Create a Junior Historical Society for ages 9 - 12. The meeting will be Thursday, October 19th at 4PM at the Phelps-Tavenner House, 2401 Camden Ave.

The Captain James Neal Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution celebrated Patriot Day at the Phelp-Tavenner Research Center. April 18, 2023

Roger Nedeff was honored by the West Virginia Art and Culture for his work with Saint Xavier Church and cemetery records.

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