Join the Harrison County WV Historical Society and the Historic Clarksburg WV Cemetery Preservation Alliance as they partner in a cemetery cleanup at the Former I.O.O.F Cemetery in downtown Clarksburg from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm on April 21st. Volunteers will be led by Historical Society AmeriCorps member Sydney Stapleton on how to properly clean historic gravestones using D-2, a solution created and used by the National Parks Service to clean national monuments. Volunteers will also work to reset fallen headstones throughout the cemetery.
This event is free for volunteers to attend and lunch will be provided. Please sign up today by contacting Sydney Stapleton at email@example.com or call 304-709-4902.
The wait is over!!! Join us in paying tribute to our past and present veterans by participating in the second Harrison Heroes VeteRUN 5K on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Clarksburg City Park in Nutter Fort.
Registration kicks off at 8:00 a.m. and the race will begin at 9:00. Also, there will be a Kids 1K at 10:00 followed by an awards ceremony and reception. Early adult race registration is $20 and early kids 12 and under registration is $10 until April 20, 2018. From April 21 until race day, adult registration will be $25 and kid registration will be $15. All participants will get a t-shirt and goody bag with their registration. The top three men and women finishers in each age division will receive a medal, and the top three finishers in the Kids 1K will receive medals.
In addition to honoring our fallen soldiers, we are also giving back to today's veterans by donating a portion of our proceeds to the Louis A. Johnson VA Hospital in Clarksburg, WV. Our donation will go towards funding the recreation therapy program.
Check out the event Facebook HERE to stay up to date. For more info on registration or volunteering at the race, contact us at 304-709-4902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Enjoy and learn.
The Society offers a variety of programs in the community throughout the year that will stimulate warm memories about historical events that satisfy your curiosity about the past , create new questions for additional study, and appreciate your place in the continually unfolding history of your community.
Events include displays of historical artifacts, lively presentations by experts on a variety of topics, historical re-enactments and others.
We are also involved with community events and outreach, such as parades, swap meets, and taking apart of other organizations events.