New Deal Festival Features Events and Activities for All Ages

*Remember to bring your lawn chairs*

Arthurdale Heritage’s New Deal Festival is giving people of all ages a chance to step back in time and Remember 1941. The festival begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 9th and features artisan demonstrations, historic reenactments, museum tours, craft market, antique car, truck, and tractor show, quilt show, supervised kids area with games and activities, and much more. This year, the festival looks back on Arthurdale at the cusp of America’s involvement in World War II in 1941.

“This year, focus is on life in Arthurdale and America, in 1941, right before America’s involvement in World War II. Our activities are designed not only to entertain guests, but also to teach them about life in the 1930s and ‘40s and get them interested in the history of Arthurdale,” said Jeanne Goodman, Arthurdale Heritage Executive Director. Continue reading “New Deal Festival Features Events and Activities for All Ages”

1941 Tea with Eleanor, July 8

Eleanor Roosevelt (Patty Cooper) at the 2010 New Deal Festival
Eleanor Roosevelt (Patty Cooper) at the 2010 New Deal Festival

Have tea with the First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at the Arthurdale Inn on July 8, 2011 from noon to 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 and will only be available until July 5! This popular event sells out quickly, so make your reservation today.

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NDF 2010 Photos

FDR and Eleanor
FDR and Eleanor

Many many thanks to Maria Af Rolén for taking these wonderful photos of the New Deal Festival. Maria is a professional photographer based in Morgantown, WV. She volunteered her services for the NDF and got some beautiful shots!

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