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Volunteer Training at Local Smithsonian Affiliate

Huntington, WV — Heritage Farm Museum & Village staff will train volunteers on Saturday, April 16th from 10am-Noon at the Visitor Center’s Artisan Café.

Since last year, many new volunteer positions have been created with new attractions and events coming in 2016. Kicking off with the “20th Anniversary Spring Festival” on Saturday, May 7th, volunteers will be able to choose from positions that fit their interest to help further Heritage Farm’s mission as a source of hope and renewal for the Appalachian region.

For a listing of positions available, with descriptions please visit www.heritagefarmmuseum.com

Volunteers are needed from May 7th-Dec 5th and open to everyone ages 13 and up. Hours will be based on the volunteer’s availability. Please contact Becky Crouch, Education Director, beckycrouch@heritagefarmmuseum.com or call 304-522-1244.

About Heritage Farm Museum and Village

Located at 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington, West Virginia, and founded in 1996, the Farm's collection includes more than 25,000 square feet of historically significant Appalachian artifacts in seven award-winning museums and was recently named West Virginia's first Smithsonian Affiliate Institution. The Farm is also home to more than 30 log structures including 5 Log Cabin Inns and a Barn Retreat Center sleeping 40 people, wired with today’s technology. Artisans, crafters, and re-enactors are on-site daily bringing Appalachian history to life.  To learn more about Heritage Farm Museum and Village, call 304-522-1244 or visit heritagefarmmuseum.com

About Smithsonian Affiliations

Smithsonian Affiliations is a national outreach program that develops long-term collaborative partnerships with museums, educational, and cultural organizations to enrich communities with Smithsonian resources. More information is available at www.affiliations.si.edu 


About Heritage Farm Museum and Village Located at 3300 Harvey Road and founded in 1996, the Farm's collection includes more than 25,000 square feet of historically significant Appalachian artifacts in seven award-winning museums and was recently named West Virginia's first Smithsonian Affiliate Institution. The Farm is also home to more than 30 log structures and other reconstructed buildings, artisans, and re-enactors that bring Appalachian history to life.  To learn more about Heritage Farm Museum and Village, call 304-522-1244 or visit heritagefarmmuseum.com