St. Albans Christmas Historic Homes Tour - Saturday, December 7 from . The tours will begin at the St. Albans Historical Society building at 404 Fourth Ave., adjacent to the C&O Depot, Wm. P Burdette Bldg., C&O Depot (National Reg.) (ca. 1906), 1st Presbyterian Church (ca. 1910), Zimmerman House (ca. 1911), Sweet/Sikora (ca. 1917), Graley House (ca. 1926),C&O Caboose (ca. 1924) and Morgan’s Kitchen (ca. 1846) $8.00 and $5.00 students. 5 years and under free.
2014 Vintage Calendars Available We have printed a 2014 appointment calendar with a dozen vintage St. Albans scenes. Available at the Curiosity Shop on Main St. for $10. Limited supply available. SOLD OUT Check the Village Sampler 2nd week of December . More were ordered.
Weimer Elementary History Project
The St. Albans Historical Society is teaching the 4th grade class at Weimer Elementary once a week on Thursdays some local history. Neil Richardson, Margaret Bassitt and Ellen Mills-Pauley will be teaching about the Native Americans in this area, early settlers and explorers, Ft. Tackett, Morgan's Kitchen and early transportation along the James River & KanawhaTurnpike, Coal River History, early schools and churches and more. We hope to continue this project to the end of the year in December.
Bridge Souvenir Book being printed Our group and the Nitro Historic Commission produced a 50 page souvenir book showing the past St. Alban/Nitro bridge photos, demolition of the past bridge bridge in 2013 and current construction photos. It has the history and vintage photos of both towns. Available at the November 1 bridge dedication for $5.00. later available at the Curiosity Shop on Main St. SOLD OUT Check the Village Sampler and the Curiosity Shop the 2nd week of December . More were ordered.
St. Albans Historical Society November Meeting
The St. Albans Historical Society will meet on Sunday, February 9 at the Historical Building.
St. Albans Historical Society Re-prints 12 History Books
The St. Albans Historical Society has re-printed 11 history books aaand their Walking Tour Brochure. The 300 page "St. Albans History" was part of these printings ($60). Thanks to the WV DOHaand the City of St. Albans for this funding, as part of the mitigation for the replacement of the St. Albans Bridge next year. Our biggest book was "St. Albans History", wifourth over 200 pages of history aand photos.All are available at The Curiosity Shop(722-0095) on Main St. in St. Albans. SEE THIS SITE (click)
St. Albans Historical Society re-prints "History of St. Albans" DVD
Available at The Curiosity Shopon Main St. in St. Albans for $20. This 45 minute video depicts the history of St. Albans...beginning withNative Americans, early settlers, schools asecond churches, social clubs, industry (lumber and R.R.), athletic teams, Main Street and early transportation.
Rosie the Riveter Project:We are happy to be a partner in a new program to honor those women who worked to support the war effort during WWII. The St. Albans Historical Society recently gave a $800 grant to this group to help erect a sign and benches at the St. Albans Roadside park. See ThanksPlainAnd Simple.com.
St. Albans Woman's Club to meet here:
St. AlbansWoman's Club, unfortunately, had to leave their historic home, The Beeches, due to operating expenses. They will be meeting at the St. Albans Historical Society Building at 404, Fourth Ave. Welcome....
Alban Elementary History Project
The St. Albans Historical Society taught three 4th grade classes two times a week some local history in 2012. Neil Richardson, Margaret Bassitt and Ellen Mills-Pauley taught about the Native Americans in this area, early settlers and explorers, Ft. Tackett, Morgan's Kitchen and early transportation along the James River & KanawhaTurnpike.
St. Albans Historical Society
2013 Meeting Dates
October 19-20, 26-27, 2013- Fall Train Open House at Bldg. ()
November 10, 2013 - Regular Meeting
December 7, 2013 - Christmas Homes Tour, Saturday,
St. Albans Historical Society
2014 Meeting Dates
All meetings are at the Wm.P.BurdetteMemorialBuilding at
404, Fourth Ave. -
(Regular meetings are on 2ndSundays unless otherwise stated)
February 9, 2014 - Regular Meeting
February 20, 2014 - History Day at Capitol (Thursday),
April 13, 2014 - Regular Meeting (Easter is March 31 next year)
May 10, 2014 - Founders Day, Main St., Saturday,
June 7 - Historical Bldg. Open House, Saturday,
June 8, 2014 - Sunday Picnic, 2 p.m. at Morgan’s Kitchen
July 5 - Historical Bldg. Open House, Saturday,
August 2 - Historical Bldg. Open House, Saturday,
June – August - Morgan’s Kitchen Open House, Sunday,
September 14, 2014 - Regular Meeting
October 11, 2014 - Morgan’s Kitchen Fall Festival,
October 18,19-25,26, 2014 - Fall Train Open House at Bldg. ()
November 9, 2014 - Regular Meeting
December 6, 2014 - Christmas Homes Tour, Saturday,