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The Mountain Arts District (MAD) is a directory of musicians, artists, educational opportunities, events and venues in the highland region of West Virginia. It’s purpose it to promote the unique arts and culture of northcentral West Virginia. Learn more.
  • Children’s Art at Glendale Park

    Glendale Park These are scans of paintings printed on metal with an anti UV coating.  They were unveiled Oct. 12, 2019 with the youth artists and their families present.  The project continues the “Art in the Park” theme and was coordinated by MAD with funding from the Snowshoe Foundation.

  • Buckhannon City Seal

    38.993922,-80.231856 Main St. and Locust St., Buckhannon Debra Dorland, 2006 The Buckhannon seal depicts an imagined meeting between the great Delaware chief Buckhongahelas (after whom this city is reputedly named) & one of the region’s first European settlers, Samuel Pringle, who, with his brother John, made a home in a huge hollow sycamore tree just north of present-day Buckhannon. Back to the Gallery

  • Barbour County War Memorial

    39.152452,-80.039618 N. Main St., Philippi — on the Courthouse lawn Inscription reads: Erected by Barbour County Post No. 44, The American Legion, and the Citizens of This County The Soldiers’ Memorial, dedicated to the memory of twenty-four local men who gave their lives in World War I, was unveiled on November 11, 1923.  The project was sponsored by American Legion Post 44 and financed by businesses, schools, organizations, and individuals.  The eight-foot bronze Doughboy is one of 136 statues sculpted by Ernest Moore Viquesney, whose grandfather, Charles Alfred Viquesney, became a naturalized citizen in 1844 ceremonies at the Philippi courthouse, on the grounds where the statues now stands. Back to the Gallery