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Duffields Day set for June 19

By Staff | Apr 15, 2011

DUFFIELDS, W.Va. – Duffields Station, Inc. announces the first Duffields Day, to be held on Sunday, June 19 at Duffields, W.Va., from noon to 5 p.m., rain or shine.

Duffields Stations plans to hold the celebration annually.

The event will include walking tours of the historic unincorporated hamlet of Duffields led by volunteers, entertainment by Rick Garland, food sales by a local church group and information about the project to restore the historic Duffields B&O Train Station, the oldest surviving purpose-built combined freight and passenger rail station in the United States, built in 1839.

Duffields Station also seeks to raise funds for completion of the full restoration plan by the Mills Group architectural firm of Morgantown, W.Va., a project that requires $5200 in funding.

Donations may be sent to Duffields Station, Inc., at PO Box 1806, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.