​​​​Tygart Valley Homestead Association

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Repair & Status Updates

     
     Randolph County Schools and the USDA have transferred ownership of the school building and its 17 acre campus to the Tygart Valley Homestead Association. The TVHA has been awarded a grant from the WV Preservation Alliance to repair the cafeteria roof.   Money that was raised last year during our many fundraisers will help match this grant!  (A stipulation that most grants have.) Reliable Roofing of Elkins has won the bid to repair the cafeteria roof and work will begin early spring.
     Clean up days have been held.  The downstairs area has been cleaned and organized.  Damaged floor tile in the kitchen area has been removed.  Linda Peterson and Chelley Depp are applying for more grants.  Christa Shiflett is working on flooring options to replace the gym floor.
     The Tygart Valley Homestead Association plans to open the school building as a community center. Before we can open the building to the mass public, we must complete electrical upgrades.  Our goals  by order of importance are 1) electrical upgrades, 2) replace the gym floor 3) repainting the gym and repair broken windows in the gym.  We look forwad to the day that we can reopen the gym to area basketball teams and the public.   We sincerely appreciate everyone's support last year during our fundraising efforts and want to reassure the public that all money collected is safe in a designated savings account for the future Homestead Community center.  We will need your continued support to allow us to obtain more grants in the future to help repair the building for the community. 
                                                                                                COMMUNITY SUPPORT IS THE KEY TO THIS ENDEAVOR


General Information

http://wvpublic.org/term/tygart-valley-homestead

http://wvpublic.org/post/eleanor-roosevelts-homestead-school-wva-celebrates-75th-anniversary

  http://www.pawv.org/endangered2016/endangered2016homestead.pdf