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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s proposed Annual Work Program for its 2012-2013 Historic Preservation Program is now 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.

      Copies of the proposed work program have been made available to one or more public libraries in each of the state’s 55 counties. The plan also may be reviewed at the SHPO at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, WV 25305-0300. In addition, the plan is posted 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” (also available at public libraries and the website) and returning it to Susan M. Pierce, SHPO director, at the Culture Center’s address above or by e-mail to [email protected]. The deadline for public comment is Aug. 15, 2012.

      For more information, contact Pamela Brooks, grants coordinator for the SHPO, at (304) 558-0240, ext. 720. A list of public libraries in each of the state’s 55 counties is attached.

      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, ZIP

Putnam County Library                                 4219 State Route 34                          Hurricane, WV 25526

Keyser-Mineral County Library                    105 N. Main St.                                  Keyser, WV 26726

Shepherdstown Public Library                     German & King Sts.                           Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Kingwood Public Library                              205 W. Main St.                                 Kingwood, WV 26537
                                                                       
Greenbrier County Library                            310 Courtney Dr.                              Lewisburg, WV 24901

Chapmanville Library                                    P.O.  Box 4586                                  Chapmanville, WV 25508
                                                                        6115 Vance St.

Boone-Madison Library                                375 Main St.                                       Madison, WV 25130

McClintic Public Library                               Rt. 2 Box 52G                                    Marlinton, WV 24954

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Library          101 W. King St.                                  Martinsburg, WV 25401

Tyler County Library                                     P.O. Box 124/Main & Broad Sts.      Middlebourne, WV 26149

Hardy County Library                                   102  N. Main St.                                 Moorefield, WV 26836

Morgantown Public Library                          373 Spruce St.                                    Morgantown, WV 26505
                                                                       
City-County Library                                       700 Fifth St.                                        Moundsville, WV 26401

New Martinsville Library                               160 Washington St.                           New Martinsville, WV 26155

Fayette County Library                                  531 Summit St.                                   Oak Hill, WV 25901

Parkersburg/Wood County Library              3100 Emerson Ave.                           Parkersburg, WV 26104

Grant County Library                                    18 Mt. View St.                                  Petersburg, WV 26847

Philippi Public Library                                   102 South Main St.                            Philippi, WV 26416

Wyoming County Library                             PO Box 130/                                      Pineville, WV 24874
                                                                        Castle Rock Ave.

Mason County Library                                  508 Viand St.                                     Pt. Pleasant, WV 25550

Jackson County Library                                 208 N. Church St.                              Ripley, WV 25271

Hampshire County Library                           153 W. Main St.                                 Romney, WV 26757
                                                           
Sistersville Public Library                              518 Wells St.                                      Sistersville, WV 26175

Roane County Library                                   110 Parking Plaza                             Spencer, WV 25276

Pleasants County Library                              101 Lafayette St.                                St. Marys, WV 26170

Summersville Public Library                         85 Scenic Highway                           Summersville, WV 26651

Buffalo Creek Memorial Library                   511 East McDonal Ave.                    Man, WV 25635

Sutton Public Library                                     450 4th St., #C                                    Sutton, WV 26601   

Mountaintop Public Library                          PO Box 217/Grant St.                        Thomas, WV 26292

Monroe County Library                                Box 558/Rt. 219                                Union, WV 24983

Webster-Addison Public Library                  331 So. Main St.                                Webster Springs, WV 26288

Mary H. Weir Library                                    3442 Main St.                                    Weirton, WV 26062

McDowell County Library                            90 Howard St.                                    Welch, WV 24801
                                                           
Brooke County Library                                  945 Main St.                                       Wellsburg, WV 26070

Doddridge County Library                            117 Court St.                                      West Union, WV 26456

Louis Bennett Public Library                         148 Court Ave.                                  Weston, WV 26452

Ohio County Library                                     52 16th St.                                           Wheeling, WV 26003

Raleigh County Library                                 Box 1876, 22 N. Kanawha St.          Beckley, WV 25801

Morgan County Library                                 210 Fairfax St.                                    Berkeley Springs, WV  25411

Craft Memorial Library                                  600 Commerce St.                             Bluefield, WV 24701

Upshur County Library                                 Rt. 6, Box 480                                    Buckhannon, WV 26201

Kanawha County Library                              123 Capitol St.                                   Charleston, WV 25301
                                                           
Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library              404 W. Pike St.                                  Clarksburg, WV 26301

Clay County Library                                      PO Box 60                                         Clay, WV 25043
                                                           
Mingo County Library                                   PO Box 10, Helena Ave.                  Delbarton, WV 25670

Dora B. Woodyard Library                           340 Mulberry St.                                Elizabeth, WV 26143

Elkins-Randolph Library                                416 Davis Ave.                                  Elkins, WV 26241

Marion County Library                                  321 Monroe St.                                  Fairmont, WV 26554
                                                                       
Pendleton County Library                             PO Box 519, 504 Main St.                Franklin, WV 26807

Gilmer County Library                                  214 Walnut St.                                   Glenville, WV 26351

Taylor County Library                                   200 Beech St.                                     Grafton, WV 26354

Calhoun County Library                               PO Box 918, Mill St., N.                    Grantsville, WV 26147

Hamlin-Lincoln County Library                   7999 Lynn Ave.                                 Hamlin, WV 25523

Ritchie County Library                                  130 N. Court St.                                 Harrisville, WV 26262

Summers County Library                              201 Temple St.                                   Hinton, WV 25951

Cabell County Library                                   455 9th St.                                           Huntington, WV 25701

Wayne County Library                                  1200 Oak St.                                      Kenova, WV 25530

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