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The 1808 Randolph County Court House

In June 1808, a committee was appointed to contract tobuild a brick courthouse to replace the original log one on Court Street. This building cost approximately $1200, including $35…

Beverly Heritage Center Blog

Beverly is a town full of history, for sure, but we are also a vibrant town full of wonderful people. Here you’ll find historical stories and features, workshops and events, parades, reenactments, and maybe even new outlook on life in the 2020’s.

Run For It! 2023
Event Date: September 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am

The Beverly Heritage Center is participating in the Tucker Community Foundation’s RUN FOR IT event on Saturday September 23, 2023 to raise funds! Please consider joining us in Davis WV that day and register for a 2K walk or a 5k run. If you can’t be present but want to join the team – you can be a virtual 2K or 5K runner. Cost to race is $12.00. If you’re not a racer, please still consider participating by making a donation. Link to either option below! http://Beverly Heritage Center – Run For It (runsignup.com) The event starts at 11 AM,…

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Beverly Cooks! : Tuna Fish Loaf

By Griffin Nordstrom

May 31, 2023

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…

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African-American History Walking Tour
Event Date: June 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm

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.

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Mother’s Day Soiree
Event Date: May 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

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…

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