Entrusted With History's Future
...as we tell the story of the West Virginia Dames
"Every post is honorable in which a man may serve his country."
Dames support the Craik-Patton Museum House through financial support and as volunteers for School Days, Christmas and Spring historical tours. An Oral History Project preserves the unique stories of West Virginia Dames who have helped keep history alive in West Virginia.
To promote love of freedom and a love of the democratic way of life, the West Virginia Colonial Dames sponsor a high school essay contest and a college scholarship. They also welcome and educate new citizens in ceremonies at the Robert C. Byrd Courthouse in Charleston, West Virginia.
This furnished historic house with close ties to George Washington portrays the life and experience of the 1830s in America as our nation was founded. The West Virginia Colonial Dames saved and reconstructed the home in Daniel Boone Park on the banks of the Great Kanawha River.
Second president of the United States, John Adams, will become a living, breathing, thinking person in a History Alive performance to be held in Huntington, WV on Nov. 8, 2014, sponsored by The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in West Virginia. Actor Peyton Dixon will portray Adams at…