National Register Listing: Springfield Brick House (Frenchwood), Hampshire Co., West Virginia


I’m excited to announce that I’ve had two successful nominations listed on the National Register in the past few weeks! I wrote the nominations as a consultant for the Hampshire County Historic Landmarks Commission, which received a grant from the West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office. We listed two fascinating 19th century farm estate homes …

Read more

Road trips through history – US Route 50

Leave a comment

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more
Page 2 of 2«12