Author Archive

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 @ 10:18AM

Jessica Graney new NSCDA-WV president

Jessica Graney has been named president of the West Virginia chapter of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Graney is asking Dames to contact her with ideas for projects, meeting topics, and general ideas; and, she encourages Dames to nominate new members and to visit and support the…

Posted by
Posted under: Uncategorized
View
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 @ 10:15AM

Smith lauded at May Annual Meeting

2015-2017 President Sandy Smith was honored by NSCDA-WV members at their May 10 Annual Meting and Luncheon held at Berry Hill Country Club. Smith was instrumental in bringing historical interpreter Bill Barker, portraying President Thomas Jefferson to Charleston audiences, including schools. She also helped coordinate the five-year NSCDA-WV Strategic Plan…

Posted by
Posted under: Uncategorized
View
Monday, September 4th, 2017 @ 1:35PM

Important Dates

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m. Craik-Patton House Museum Cocktail Buffet at Bougement, the Smallridge home in Charleston, WV. This event  benefits Craik-Patton with support for operating expenses.   Wednesday, Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.  NSCDA-WV Membership Meeting. Ken Sullivan, president of the West Virginia Humanities Council, will speak on the connecting histories of the…

Posted by
Posted under: Uncategorized
View
Monday, September 4th, 2017 @ 1:30PM

Dames Celebrate 125 Years

We were honored to have two national officers at our Nov. 2, 2016 Semi-Annual Meeting at Berry Hills Country Club. NSCDA’s new President Anna Duff was our guest speaker. Our past President Jane Boylin is now NSCDA’s Vice President in charge of the NSCDA headquarters at Dumbarton House. After the…

Posted by
Posted under: Uncategorized
View
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 @ 8:47PM

Eleven Dames to attend Biennial 2016

NSCDA-WV President Sandra Smith will accompany ten Colonial Dames to the Biennial Council Meeting at the Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City October 13-17. American Dames attend national meetings on historical activities, patriotic service, membership, communications, leadership, just to name a few. NSCDA members will be celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the…

Posted by
Posted under: Uncategorized
View
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 @ 4:46PM

Historic Preservation

The National Society of Colonial Dames leads the nation in historic preservation. Founded in 1891, NSCDA assists in the operation of 87 historic properties and 30,000 artifacts and art works all across America. The first museum house saved was in New York close to 125 years ago. The Colonial Dames…

Posted by
Posted under: Uncategorized
View