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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s proposed Annual Work Program for its 2015-2016 Historic Preservation Program is available for public review and comment. The work program describes the activities and programs the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will undertake to assist communities and residents in preserving the physical evidence of the state’s history. The deadline for public comment is Aug. 31, 2015.

      Copies of the proposed work program are available at the public libraries on the attached list. The plan also may be reviewed at the SHPO at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, W.Va., 25305-0300, or on the division’s website at www.wvculture.org/shpo.

      Those who review the proposed work program may submit comments by completing a “Work Program Comment Form,” available at the listed public libraries and the website. It should be returned to Pamela Brooks at the Culture Center address or by email to [email protected].

      For more information, contact Brooks at (304) 558-0240, ext. 720.

      The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts with Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary. The division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information about the division’s programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org. The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

LIBRARY NAME                                        ADDRESS                                        CITY, STATE

Boone-Madison Library                             375 Main Street                                Madison, WV

Brooke County Library                               945 Main Street                                Wellsburg, WV

Buffalo Creek Memorial Library               511 East McDonal Avenue             Man, WV

Cabell County Library                                455 9th Street                                     Huntington, WV

Calhoun County Library                            Mill Street, N.                                   Grantsville, WV

Chapmanville Library                                6115 Vance Street                            Chapmanville, WV

City-County Library                                   700 Fifth Street                                 Moundsville, WV

Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library        404 W. Pike Street                            Clarksburg, WV

Clay County Library                                   614 Main Street                                Clay, WV

Craft Memorial Library                              600 Commerce Street                      Bluefield, WV

Doddridge County Library                        117 Court Street                               West Union, WV

Dora B. Woodyard Library                        340 Mulberry Street                         Elizabeth, WV

Elkins-Randolph Library                            416 Davis Avenue                           Elkins, WV

Fayette County Library                              531 Summit Street                           Oak Hill, WV

Gilmer County Library                               214 Walnut Street                            Glenville, WV

Grant County Library                                 18 Mt. View Street                            Petersburg, WV

Greenbrier County Library                        152 Robert W. McCormick Drive         Lewisburg, WV

Hamlin-Lincoln County Library               7999 Lynn Avenue                          Hamlin, WV

Hampshire County Library                       153 W. Main Street                          Romney, WV

Hardy County Library                                102 N. Main Street                            Moorefield, WV

Jackson County Library                              208 N. Church Street                       Ripley, WV

Kanawha County Library                          123 Capitol Street                              Charleston, WV

Keyser-Mineral County Library               105 N. Main Street                           Keyser, WV

Kingwood Public Library                           205 W. Main Street                        Kingwood, WV

Louis Bennett Public Library                     148 Court Avenue                           Weston, WV

Marion County Library                              321 Monroe Street                           Fairmont, WV

Mary H. Weir Library                                 3442 Main Street                              Weirton, WV

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Library    101 W. King Street                              Martinsburg, WV

Mason County Library                               508 Viand Street                               Pt. Pleasant, WV

McClintic Public Library                            Rt. 2                                               Marlinton, WV

McDowell County Library                         90 Howard Street                            Welch, WV

Mingo County Library                                Helena Avenue                                  Delbarton, WV

Monroe County Library                             Rt. 219                                             Union, WV

Morgan County Library                             105 Congress Street                         Berkeley Springs, WV

Morgantown Public Library                      373 Spruce Street                              Morgantown, WV

Mountaintop Public Library                      Grant Street                                      Thomas, WV

New Martinsville Library                          160 Washington Street                   New Martinsville, WV

Ohio County Library                                  52 16th Street                                Wheeling, WV

Parkersburg/Wood County Library         3100 Emerson Avenue                       Parkersburg, WV

Pendleton County Library                         504 Main Street                                Franklin, WV

Philippi Public Library                               102 South Main Street                    Philippi, WV

Pleasants County Library                          101 Lafayette Street                         St. Marys, WV

Putnam County Library                             4219 State Route 34                       Hurricane, WV

Raleigh County Library                              22 N. Kanawha Street                    Beckley, WV

Ritchie County Library                               130 N. Court Street                        Harrisville, WV

Roane County Library                                110 Parking Plaza                         Spencer, WV

Shepherdstown Public Library                 German & King Streets                   Shepherdstown, WV

Sistersville Public Library                          518 Wells Street                            Sistersville, WV

Summers County Library                          201 Temple Street                         Hinton, WV

Summersville Public Library                     85 Scenic Highway                         Summersville, WV

Sutton Public Library                                  450 4th Street, #C                      Sutton, WV

Taylor County Library                                200 Beech Street                        Grafton, WV

Tyler County Library                                  Main & Broad Streets                 Middlebourne, WV

Upshur County Library                              Rt. 6                                            Buckhannon, WV

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