The Tygart Valley Chapter will have a chapter meeting on Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10:00 am at The Stirrup Gallery lobby located at Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV. Our chapter meeting will be from 10:00 am until 11:00 am and after the meeting, we will have a special tour of the Darby Collection which is located in The Stirrup Gallery. Our chapter meeting and the tour is open to all, so please bring your family and friends.
Mr. Mark Lanham, coordinator of special collections, will give us a tour of the Darby Collection which contains more than 10,000 antiques of North America and has a special display of the Revolutionary War containing muskets, pistols, powder horns, etc. from the Revolutionary War. The Darby Collection has a wide range of artifacts that will appeal to the whole family so we encourage you to bring your family and friends to attend this special event, I’m sure they will enjoy it.
We will also be presenting some awards to Compatriots of our chapter, for their military service to our country and to the youngest founding/charter member of our chapter.
Directions to The Stirrup Gallery lobby:
In Elkins WV, from Harrison Avenue (Seneca Trail) at the horse and rider statue (referred to locally as the iron horse statue) which is across from the CVS Pharmacy store, turn onto Sycamore Street. Continue on Sycamore Street which turns into Harpertown Road and bears to the left. Continue on Harpertown Road until you see the sign for D&E College on the left side and turn left. Follow the road to the parking lot. Once at the parking lot, you will see The McDonnell Center building; go to the left side of the McDonnell Center building and walk up the sidewalk to the Myles Center for the Arts building. Enter the Myles Center for the Arts building and The Stirrup Gallery lobby is on the right side.
For any disabled persons who can not walk from the parking lot to Myles Center for the Arts building, there is a walkway at the front of the Myles Center for the Arts where a vehicle may be driven to drop off and pick up disabled persons to the Myles Center for the Arts building.
You can view photos of the Darby Collection HERE