CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) announces the proposed Annual Work Program for the 2020-2021 Historic Preservation Program is now available for review and comment. The work program describes the activities and programs the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will undertake as part of its continuing efforts to assist communities and residents of the state in preserving the physical evidence of our history.

A copy of the proposed work program may be requested by contacting John Adamik, SHPO, The Culture Center, 1900 Kanawha Blvd, E., Charleston, W.Va.  25305-0300. The plan can also be reviewed on the department’s web page:

West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office Fiscal year 2021 Draft Annual Work Program for Activities from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. All files are Adobe Acrobat PDF and can be opened using the free Acrobat Reader software available here. If the public has any comments, please forward to Work Program

Persons reviewing the program document may submit comments by completing a "Work Program Comment Form" (available with the work program) and mailing it to the address above. The deadline for public comment is Aug. 31, 2020.

For more information, call Susan Pierce at (304) 558-0240. The Friends of West Virginia Culture and History support the programs of the Department of Arts, Culture and History. The WVDACH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.