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Now Hiring Executive Director
Beverly Cooks! : Tuna Fish Loaf
In our role as a Heritage Center, we aim to not only use traditional history documentation with artifacts and info panels, but provide a living understanding of the community and present the stories of Beverly and Randolph County in alternative methods. As a part of these efforts I will be conducting a mini foodways series using recipes sourced from Beverly’s community. With all this, I want to acknowledge that I am not an experienced cook, and have chosen recipes that require amateur understanding of technique and tools. There are many more complex dishes in this community that better chefs could…
Now Hiring Executive Director
We are now hiring for the Executive Director position at the Beverly Heritage Center! The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing operations for the Museum and partner organizations. The ideal candidate will have a degree in history, public administration, tourism or related field with at least two years of practical public history experience. Extensive relevant experience may substitute. Compensation and start date to be negotiated with successful candidate. Applications may be accepted until position is filled. See the Listing: https://beverlyheritagecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/BHC-Executive-Director-sought.pdf
African-American History Walking Tour
Join us at the Heritage Center for a walking tour that covers the historically underrrepresented African American stories of Beverly and greater Randolph County. Adam Ockers, who designed our African-American History of Randolph County exhibit, will take visitors to a series of sites in Beverly significant to this history in our area. The tour will begin at the Heritage Center, meeting at 12:00 PM, and will last about an hour, comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing are encouraged as a majority of this tour will be outdoors.
Mother’s Day Soiree
Join us at the Heritage Center for our yearly Soiree fundraiser event! This year we have themed it to the story of Mother’s Day, a celebration originating in West Virginia with the efforts of Anna Jarvis. Starting at 6 PM will be a social hour with Live Music from Trio Acoustica including John Vaughan, Katy McClane, and Rick Evans. At 7 PM, dinner will be served including a Grilled Beef Tenderloin and home-cooked sides. Tickets are $50 a person, and can be purchased at: https://checkout.square.site/buy/FSYW6QA2JU45V4LJA6VVITKY We also offer paying at the event with an RSVP either by phone (304-637-7424) or…
Live on the Lawn – Jesse Milnes
Live on the Lawn free concert featuring Jesse Milnes! In the case of poor weather, we have alternative inside spaces available and the event will continue as planned inside.
Museum Scavenger Hunt in Beverly!
An all-day scavenger hunt in the Heritage Center to discover new exhibits and hidden details! In partnership with Remake Learning Days WV.
Live on the Lawn – Jason Hall
Starting off the new season with Live on the Lawn is Jason Hall!
Historic Photographs of Beverly
Here we explore people, places, and the unknown in black and white photographs of Beverly, WV. Includes photographs from the BHC collection.
West Virginia in World War 1
To celebrate the centennial of WWI, in 2018 we inaugurated an exhibit featuring the story of Corporal Vincent Parmesano Jr., an Elkins resident who fought on the front lines in France. Parmesano was the son of Italian immigrants who attended Davis and Elkins College and who was part of the “Blue Ridge Division”. Learn about him and other West Virginians in the First World War.