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Phone: (304) ***-****  HQ Phone
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Local Address:  West Virginia , United States
Preservation Alliance of West Virginia Inc
421 Davis Avenue #3
Elkins , West Virginia 26241
United States

Company Description: Preservation Alliance of West Virginia serves as the statewide grassroots organization dedicated to the support and promotion of historic preservation. Now with...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MA , American History
49 Total References
Web References
PAWV: Contact the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, 16 July 2015 [cached]
Phyllis Baxter, Treasurer
PAWV : Conference Speakers 2004, 16 July 2015 [cached]
Phyllis Baxter holds a public history certificate from WVU, and has over thirteen years experience working with community organizations including Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation, Historic Beverly Preservation, and Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike Alliance. She is a co-coordinator for the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area project. A long-time PAWV board member, she is currently President of PAWV.
Elkins, West Virginia - Historic Sites, National Landmarks, 26 Aug 2015 [cached]
Phyllis Baxter, President
Phyllis Baxter is a public historian with a history degree from Oklahoma City University, an MA in American History from University of Texas at Austin and a Certificate in Public History from West Virginia University. A resident of Randolph County since 1979, she began her preservation career as a founding member of Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation in 1991. She is executive director and AmeriCorps program director for the regional heritage tourism initiative Appalachian Forest Heritage Area. Phyllis is President of Historic Beverly Preservation and the Beverly Historic Landmark Commission, working to develop Randolph County's original county seat as a tourism destination, and was instrumental in the designation of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike National Scenic Byway recognizing this historic route across the width of West Virginia. She is an active member of C-HOPE in Randolph County preservation non-profit and of the Randolph County Historical Society. She is past president and current treasurer of the statewide Preservation Alliance of West Virginia and has worked to develop a statewide cultural heritage development program. She is co-author with Donald L. Rice of "Historic Beverly, A Guidebook", and has served as interpretive team member in developing the Rich Mountain interpretive signs, the Beverly Heritage Center exhibits, and the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike driving guidebook. She lives in a historic house on Summit Street in Elkins with her husband Peter, and has two grown children.
Preserving South Mountain Battlefield, 20 Jan 2007 [cached]
Commentary By Phyllis Baxter
Phyllis Baxter is a public historian, with a MA in American History from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Public History certificate from West Virginia University.Coming to an interest in Civil War history first as a reenactor, she was a founding member and is current executive director of Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation.She is also active in the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike Alliance, Historic Beverly Preservation and Beverly Historic Landmarks Commission, Randolph County Historical Society, West Virginia Reenactors Association, and Preservation Alliance of West Virginia.She lives in Elkins, W.Va., with her husband Peter and two children.
The Pocahontas Times Local News!, 12 July 2001 [cached]
Phyllis Baxter, Director of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike Alliance, conceived the idea.Most funding was provided by a Scenic Byways grant from the Federal Department of Highways and the West Virginia Byways Program of the West Virginia Department of Transportation. >Baxter said several years ago the turnpike section from the Virginia line to Beverly was designated as a West Virginia Byway.Just this year, the West Virginia Byway has officially been extended all the way to Parkersburg. >
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