The Lost River Education Foundation (LREF) promotes education, history, and crafts in the community. With your assistance, in 2016 we have been able to provide a program by Adam Booth on Appalachian tall tales, offered craft classes at a local 4H camp, and taught adult classes on photography, stoneware, and fabric arts. The LREF also operates a Museum on Farming Life to share information on local history.
The LREF looks forward to hosting new educational and historic programs about Appalachian living at our new facility this year.
As a 501 C(3) organization, your donations are tax deductible. Donations of $250.00 or more will be recognized with signage in our museum area.
The museum is interested in acquiring a few items which will help us teach the public about farm living. Items for agricultural production, forestry, and poultry are needed, as are items related to women's work and child rearing.
We are also looking for a family bible and children's books from prior to 1935.
If you have anything to donate or have any questions, please call us at 304 897 7242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.