Longtime volunteer Jim Bell, a West Virginia History Hero, was recognized Saturday by the Calhoun Historical Society during the weekends "Legends and Lore" event for his dedication to the preservation of Calhoun's history.
Be it known to all that The Calhoun County Historical Society honors
James A. Bell with this proclamation.
WHEREAS, James A. Bell has been a dedicated fixture for decades in Calhoun
County's history and culture
WHEREAS, James A. Bell has devoted many years of hard work to the
development of the Heritage Village
WHEREAS, James A. Bell has donated equipment, machinery, and materials
vital to the construction and restoration of historic structures
WHEREAS, James A. Bell was recognized as a History Hero by the West
Virginia Humanities Council
WHEREAS, James A. Bell has organized and motivated many groups of
WHEREAS, James A. Bell has sought and procured numerous items for display
WHEREAS, James A. Bell has used his design and carpentry skills to repair,
renovate, and create structures and furnishings
WHEREAS, James A. Bell continues to be a tremendous asset to Calhoun
County in general and the Historical Society in particular
Therefore, be it RESOLVED that the Calhoun County Historical Society
recognizes and honors James A. Bell for his tremendous contributions to the
Society's purposes and programs.
Jim and Juanita Bell celebrating 65 years together
See COBBETT'S "MONUMENTAL PIECE OF WORK" - Historic Stemple Cabin Gets Its Chimney, Bell's Fireplace
JIM BELL STILL VOLUNTEERING AT 87 - "Volunteers Are Really Dwindling"
BELL AND STEVENS - Calhoun's History Heroes Honored