The Ritchie County Historical Society was formed in 1973 and was incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation in 1976.
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WV Humanities Council History Alive Program
7:00pm Program features a portrayal of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) by Gene Worthington of Fayetteville. The program is open to the public at no charge.
6:00pm Dinner catered by Crossroads Catering Service. Menu includes Stuffed Chicken Breast, Salad, Baked Potato, Green Beans, Roll, Dessert and Beverage. Cost for dinner is $17 per person (payable to Ritchie County Historical Society). Dinner reservations required, and reservations deadline is Thursday, April 21, 2022.
To make dinner reservations, call 304-659-3007 or email email@example.com
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Gene Worthington of Fayetteville portrays Theodore Roosevelt.
Silent Auction of Golda C. (Amick) Shepherd Paintings
A Memory Picture - Roadside Park on the Hughes River Between Harrisville and Ellenboro, dated February 27, 1989. Painting is 6 x 8.
Barn with Red Roof - Painting is 4-1/4 x 5 and has white and gold plastic frame.
Church in the Valley - Painting is dated November 16, 1978, and is 6-1/2 x 8-1/2, Oil #796.
Spring - An original oil #1319, and size is 6-1/2 x 8-1/2.
Tree on Hill - Painting features deep fall colors with a snake fence, 7 x 9.
Memory: Moonlight Sleighride - A watercolor #1780 dated 1974, 7 x 9-1/2.
WV Country Road in Autumn - An original watercolor #3054 dated October 1985, 7 x 9.
Spring Freshness - A watercolor #744, 7 x 9-1/2.
Hey! What's This! - A watercolor dated 1993, 8 x 10.
Sunset in Ritchie County - Dated November 16, 1978, 9-5/8 x 11-5/8.
Tree and Swing - An oil on old certificate plaque from Pennsboro High School dated 1987, 8 x 10-1/2.
French Winter Scene from Capitol Dome - A oil painting #2006 in restored frame, 8-3/4 x 10-3/4.
Mother Raccoon and Family - Restored frame dated 1987, #3308, 11 x 13.
Roadside Park Near Harrisville - A watercolor #257 in gold and ivory metal frame dated February 1977, 10 x 12.
Mail Pouch Barn in the Valley - Painting is 10 x 16 on Slate, #1080, dated 1985.
Grouping of Three Wooden Plaques - Each plaque is 5 x 13, dated 1981.
Old Oil Derrick - A watercolor #3046, Frame made of old Hickory sucker used to pump oil from well in 1950. Frame made by Golda's brother, Brownie Amick. 13-1/4 x 16-1/2.
Coon Family - Oil painting, 9 x 17, on Sassafras plaque.
A Memory Picture
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Barn with Red Roof
Church in Valley
Tree on Hill
WV Country Road
Tree & Swing