The annual gathering of the organization has started with the annual Board meeting. This year, the Board meets at Hale Farm, which looked lovely in the AM rain we were greeted with this morning. Hope to see you all soon!
Saturday evening featured our Newcomer's Reception and the Salted, Smoked and Pickled Reception. The building that housed the event is a replica of the West Virginia building at the world's fair. Neat architecture. Wonderful murals. We enjoyed a visit from Gen. Jackson (this was his boyhood home- not birthplace). The highlight, as always, was meeting… Continue reading A Visit From Gen. Jackson
Adjacent the 4-H camp/conference center, there is also a small grouping of historic structures and mills. The log cabins are good examples of local vernacular architecture. The mill site and homestead was the birthplace of Stonewall Jackson. (Reminder, West Virginia was part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until folks disagreed over slavery. West Virginia was… Continue reading Some Great Historic Structures