Journey through history: Live Underground Railroad experience educates children - The Journal Originally published in The Journal on Feb. 4 by TABITHA JOHNSTON MARTINSBURG–For the Kids, By George Children’s Museum hosted a Live Underground Railroad Journey Saturday afternoon. “It’s history that kids can visually see and participate in and be a part... continue reading.
2018 Schedule of “Special Saturdays” Events Announced One of the benefits of having a membership at the For the Kids, by George Children's Museum, is that it includes admission to each of our Special Saturday events. These special events bring in local historians, teachers, and performers to educate and entertain. Purchase your family membership... continue reading.
Thank You to our “Building Steam!” 2017 Event Sponsors We would like to thank the following sponsors for helping make our 4th Annual "Building Steam" event a success. Presenting Sponsor - Snyder Environmental Services Alpha Associates, Inc. Reid's Distributor Blue Ridge Smiles - Dr. John T. Gibson Grove & Dall... continue reading.
2017 Building Steam Fundraiser For The Kids, By George is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year on November 3. Guests will be entertained to an evening of fine dining on our rendition of an authentic B&O Railroad dining car. The bridge over the railroad tracks at Caperton train station will be decorated as an elegant... continue reading.
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Thank You to our “Building Steam!” 2016 Event Sponsors We would like to thank the following sponsors for helping make our 3rd Annual "Building Steam" event a success. Alpha Associates, Incorporated Internal Medicine of West Virginia Martinsburg High School Class of 1981 Snyder Environmental Services WVU Berkeley Medical... continue reading.
3rd Annual Building Steam! Fundraiser You are cordially invited to our 3rd Annual Building Steam! fundraiser. The event will be held on Friday, November 18th in the historic Caperton Train Station in Downtown Martinsburg, West Virginia. During this exclusive event, 52 guests will join us for a one-of-a-kind luxury dining experience... continue reading.
Museum featured as a must-see while visiting the Shenandoah Valley in the Charleston Gazette-Mail "The well-designed and innovative Childrens Museum that is a product of the Washington Heritage Trail in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle provides hands-on experiences. Its 6,000 square feet of exhibits and activities exist on four levels of the part new, part historic Caperton Train S... continue reading.
Calendar of “Special Saturdays” Activities through April 2016 Please download and mark your calendars to join us for these fun "extras" one Saturday a month. These activities are free for our Family and Grandparent Museum Members and are included with the $6 price of admission for non-members. continue reading.
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