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Brookside Resort in Aurora, WV Approved for National Register

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I’ve been working on a National Register nomination for the former Brookside Resort in Aurora, WV since last summer and I’m pleased to announce that my nomination was approved by the WV Archives and History Commission last Friday, March 1! It now goes to the National Park Service for technical review and I expect it …

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Covered Bridge Conference in Dayton, June 5-8, 2013

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A preservation colleague of mine from the National Park Service just emailed me about an interesting conference on a topic that most everyone likes… covered bridges! You don’t have to be an historian, engineer, headless horseman or Clint Eastwood fan to appreciate covered bridges and support their preservation. The National Center for Preservation Technology and …

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Going AWOL in Springfield, 1861

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I recently completed a National Register of Historic Places nomination for the 1855 Brick House in Springfield, WV. One of the most interesting things I found during my research was a reference to the house in the book Four Years in the Stonewall Brigade  by John O. Casler. Casler was a Confederate soldier from Springfield and his …

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EDGE and DBE Woman-Owned Business Certifications Pending

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Last week was an exciting week, as I submitted my applications to be certified as a woman-owned business in the State of Ohio. Ohio has a program called EDGE (Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity) that encourages state agencies and anyone doing business with them to use more woman-owned and minority businesses. The US Department of Transportation …

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Valley View in Hampshire County Listed on the National Register

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In addition to the Brick House in Springfield, I also prepared the National Register nomination for Valley View, an 1855 Greek Revival mansion located near Romney, WV. Valley View is the home of Bob and Kim Mayhew, another couple of fantastic historic-home owners who bent over backwards to help me with my research. They also …

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