Entrusted With History's Future
...as we tell the story of the West Virginia Dames
"You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it."
Dames support the Craik-Patton Museum House through financial support and as volunteers for School Days, Christmas and Spring historical tours. Other projects preserve 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.
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Mrs. Robert McMillan, NSCDA-WV Regent to Gunston Hall, introduced the guest speaker for the Semi-Annual meeting of NSCDA-WV held Dec. 10 at Berry Hills Country Club in Charleston, West Virginia. Scott Stroh, Executive Director of Gunston Hall, the home of Virginia patriot George Mason, gave a power point presentation on…