The Preservation Alliance of WV is currently
accepting nominations for the 2017 WV Endangered Properties List.
Nominations are due February 15, 2017, The alliance plans to make
the announcement for the 2017 Listing in May 2017 in celebration of
National Historic Preservation Month. See more (including forms)
The Fall Conference was a success, with more
participants and a number of popular features. More about this on
the Preservation Alliance Facebook page,
(See the September 2016 entries.)
Exhibitors are beginning to enroll for the
Preservation Alliance Conference, coming up later in September.
See who's already signed on
PAWV is now registered to receive supporting
Community Rewards benefits from the Kroger Company. For more about
this, see HERE.
2016 Conference THIS PLACE MATTERS continues to develop. See the latest:
PAWV is recruiting for the 2016-2017 Preserve WV AmeriCorps program
year. Learn how to apply at
Preservation Alliance of West Virginia (PAWV), the statewide
nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation, is seeking a full-time
(estimated approximately 40 hours per week) Program Associate to
help with implementation and administration of the Preserve WV
AmeriCorps program, and to assist with other PAWV activities and
projects. Applications will be accepted until Monday, June 20,
2016, or until a suitable candidate is selected. Hiring for this
position is dependent upon organization receipt of requested
funding. See the full job description
Four significant West Virginia sites in
trouble were chosen by PAWV for their 2016 Endangered
Properties List. The four were announced at Charleston in a
public ceremony on May 6th.
Learn more about these properties
First glimpses of September's PAWV
Conference are beginning to emerge. You can see them
A new overview of PAWV missions and
activities during the past year has been released -- see "Where in
West Virginia was PAWV? - 2015 Annual Report"
The deadline for nominations for the Preservation Alliance of
West Virginia Endangered Properties List
has been extended. Entries should now arrive by or before 15 January
2016. For information about submitting a property to the list, see
Another Deadline Extension: The PAWV is
still accepting applications for new sites to be added to the
West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail.
Theater owners, interested community organizations, and others can
apply to add a theater to the Trail by submitting an application
form to email@example.com by
December 7, 2015, at 5:00pm. Download the application form
at the WV Historic Theatre Trail website:
A recent report concerns the Beckley
Courthouse Square Historic District, featured in PAWV's 2015
Endangered List. Read it
Plans for this year's Historic Preservation
Awards Banquet have been set. It will be in Grafton on Saturday,
September 19th. For more, see the
Summer Newsletter, and to register, go to the
Following the Historic Preservation
Awards Banquet (above), a
special musical program has been slated at the Manos
Theatre. The $10 concert admission/donation will go to the
Theatre and the International Mother's Day Shrine in
Graftion. (Your banquet ticket already includes this
donation, so this concert is free to paid banquet
Despite a recalcitrant winter, West
Virginia Endangered Properties for 2015 have now been announced!
See HERE for this year's
The WV Endangered Properties Event
is cancelled on Feb. 18, 2015 due to hazardous weather conditions.
Rescheduling information coming soon.
HERE to see locations and vote...
The 2014 WV Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will be held
in Huntington, WV, 09/25/2014 - 09/27/2014. The conference
theme is "From the Ground Up" during which there will be a focus on
how archaeology and
brownfield re-use intersect with historic
preservation. Conference/awards banquet agenda and
registration are available.
PAWV is accepting nominations for the 2014 WV Historic Preservation
Awards now through May 30, 2014. More
information and the nomination form are available as an MSWord doc
and in PDF form
Please email your nominations to
PAWV is partnering with the New River Gorge Development Authority to
present a series of special programs from April - August 2014.
Click HERE or on the
image below for a full schedule of events, as well as locations for
the traveling exhibit, "Preserving West Virginia: Saving
HISTORIC ESSAY CONTEST DEADLINE EXTENDED
TO 15 MAY 2014. West Virginia 8th-Graders still have a chance
to win cash scholarship awards by authoring winning entries. See
HERE for details.
2014 ENDANGERED LIST ANNOUNCED.
Six historic structures comprise the 2014 West Virginia Endangered
Properties List. This year marks the 5th anniversary of the revival of
PAWV's Endangered List. All of the sites added to this year’s list
represent a shared heritage and are special places that helped to define
us as children, as well as unique shops that were staples of the
community for years. See photos and read all about them
PAWV is currently accepting proposals for its
statewide historic preservation conference scheduled for 25-27 September
2014 in Huntington, WV. This year’s conference theme is
“From the Ground Up: Archaeology, Brownfield Re-use, & Historic
Preservation”. PAWV asks that proposals be submitted to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 28 March 2014. More
and Complete Guidelines are available in both
PDF and DOC
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