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West Virginia Day Open House 
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
10am - 2pm

  • A special exhibit, “Weave Truth with Trust: The Woven Art of Miss Lucy Quarrier,” will showcase the works of Miss Quarrier. Members of the Lucy Quarrier Weavers will be on-hand to talk with visitors

  • Special music will be provided by Marjie Foster, who will play Glenwood's antique piano


  • Immediately following the Open House, the Foundation is pleased to present Becky Park as Colonel Ruby Bradley. 

Becky Park as Colonel Ruby Bradley

When Col. Bradley retired from the U. S. Army in 1963, she was the most decorated woman in American military history. A native of Spencer, West Virginia, Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in 1941 and was a POW until 1945. She continued her work as a nurse in the prison camp. She was named Chief Nurse for the Eighth Army in 1951 and supervised over 500 nurses in Korea. Bradley attained the rank of Colonel in 1958.

Ms. Park’s presentation will begin at 2pm & seating is limited.

This presentation is a History Alive! Program of the West Virginia Humanities Council.

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