posts by courtney

Road trips through history – US Route 50

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I’ve been selected as a presenter at this year’s “Preserving the Historic Road” Conference ( in September in Indianapolis. I have attended this conference twice in the past (it’s every two years) and it’s one of my favorites. Maybe it’s my engineering background, or the fact I worked at a state department of transportation for …

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Tip Top Coffee in Thomas, WV


I was in Thomas a few weeks ago and I was excited to finally get the chance to visit the Tip Top coffee shop! This new coffee shop is located in the Schilansky-Rubenstein Building right on Front Street next to the Miners and Merchants bank parking lot. I’ll tell you all about my visit, but …

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Any Press is Good Press – especially when it’s actually good!

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I was surprised – in a great way – when Lori Kersey of the Charleston Gazette emailed me last week about possibly featuring Aurora Research Associates in the Sunday Business section! Apparently my story was interesting enough because we made the paper: “The Business of Saving History” Thanks Lori, for a really nice article! I …

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Virtual Grand Opening


I am so excited to be writing my first blog post from the new homepage of Aurora Research Associates! Thanks for visiting. Watch this blog for posts about preservation topics, projects, fun trips, home renovation stories and other (hopefully) interesting topics.  I owe huge thanks to many for their support as I branch out on …

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