Hagans Store Foundation to host annual Heritage Day event

BRANDONVILLE — The Hagans Store Foundation will present its sixth annual Heritage Day event Saturday at Hyde House, 89 W. Main St., Brandonville.

A flag-raising at 11 a.m. will open the day’s event, followed by music by Patsy Weaver and Friends, a country gospel group.

At noon, Dorothy Sanders of Kingwood will share her knowledge of the history of one-room Preston County schools. Musix by Wes and Heidi Ridenour of the Jubilee Academy will be presented at 12:30 p.m.

Leon Alexander, of Charleston, will portray Benjamin Franklin at 1 p.m. in a History Alive! program of the West Virginia Humanities Council.

At 2 p.m., Janice Cale Sisler will relate her history of the Hagans Store in Brandonville, which is celebrating its bicentennial this year.

There will be music, informational displays, wood crafters, vendors and pulled pork and hot dog lunches, during the event.

Admission will be free. Bring a chair and come visit with friends and neighbors. For more information, call 304-379-9161.

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