French Creek Freddie Statue

Jawbone Park S Florida St, Buckhannon, WV 26201 Placed 2018   Put in place at Buckhannon’s Jawbone Park and officially unveiled on Mar. 20, 2018, the famous groundhog now stands to remind everyone that Spring will always come again! Katie Kuba gives this brief account from Mayor David McCauley in an article written in The […]

Heritage Quilt Blocks in Downtown Elkins

Throughout Downtown Elkins Elkins Main Street, 2016 These heritage quilt blocks were designed by Elkins Main Street and completed with the help of volunteer organizations including Generation Randolph and Appalachian Forest Heritage Area. The two quilting patterns that are pictured are the Maple Leaf and the Log Cabin. Back to the Gallery

Elkins Dumpsters

Mary’s Alley, Seneca Mall Parking Lot, Elkins Lisa Armstrong and Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy These three pieces of pop-up art in Elkins represent three different styles and periods of art. The meadow is an example of impressionism, the tomatoes are representative of pop art, and the Mail Pouch Tobacco dumpster is a staple of advertising art […]

Newspaper Sculpture

Rt. 219, Mill Creek — Tygarts Valley High School Tygarts Valley High School Art Club, 2016 This sculpture was designed to celebrate Earth Day, and the idea was that it would biodegrade over time and slowly become part of the earth again. Students and teachers brought in newspapers, and the Art Club worked together to stack […]

Bulldog Mural

Rt. 219, Mill Creek — Tygarts Valley High School Lindsay Fincham The bulldog is the school mascot for the Tygarts Valley High School. This particular bulldog mural was designed and painted by Lindsay Fincham, a student at Tygarts Valley. She asked the administration if she could paint the design somewhere on the building, and the school […]

Blackwater Falls

371 Williams Ave., Davis  — Inside Shop n’ Save Elkins High School, 2016 Blackwater Falls is located along the Blackwater River, which runs through Davis. It is a true blackwater stream, due to the spruce and hemlock trees in its watershed whose tannins impart a tea or amber color to its water. The dark, tumbling waters plunge […]

St. Brendan the Navigator

Rt. 219/30, Elkins — St. Brendan’s Catholic Church Timothy P. Schmalz, 2000 This sculpture was chosen by St. Brendan’s to portray their Parish Patron Saint in 2000. St. Brendan is chiefly renowned for his legendary journey to the Isle of the Blessed as described in the ninth century Voyage of St Brendan the Navigator. The statue […]

Veterans Memorial Wall

1st St. and Main St., Parsons Dedicated 2004 Two battlefield crosses stand at Parson’s Veterans Memorial Wall to honor the lives and service of Tucker County veterans. This project was initiated by Parson’s Concerned Citizens’ Coalition and built by volunteer veterans. Back to the Gallery

Old Brick Playhouse Doors

4th St., Elkins For the past 25 years, the Old Brick Playhouse has been providing educational arts programming and regular, community-led performances. During the summer, the Old Brick also hosts a series of of performance camps. The Old Brick Playhouse makes it home in the, formerly, Randolph Garage Company, circa 1919. This late Edwardian style brick […]

Mingo Confederate Statue

Mingo Flats Rd., Valley Head Inscription Reads: To the memory of the Confederate soldiers of Randolph County and vicinity. This includes all soldiers who died on Valley Mountain in 1861 while Gen. Lee was encamped there. The monument, which was initially unveiled July 23, 1913 and sits atop Valley Mountain, commemorates the soldiers in General Robert E. […]

Evening Star

Main St. and Kanawa St., Buckhannon Chuck Olsen Artist Statement: “‘Evening Star’ expresses the forces of nature and reveals movements in wind, rock, water, and light in conditions of both harmony and confrontation. An image can have many lives, and “Evening Star” is no exception. It is a painting. It is a lithograph. In Buckhannon, West […]