By WAYNE TOWNER
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
PARKERSBURG — With Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park opening for the 2019 season today, a pair of volunteer educators involved with the island have developed a program aimed at teaching children about its history.
Dick and Martha Hartley have been volunteering on the island and in recent years have focused on cooking and food history.
This year, they will be offering a new program called “Children in the Blennerhassett Mansion: (A Children & Parent Educational History Event).”The first program will be held May 18 at 11:30 a.m. on the Blennerhassett Mansion as part of the Kids’ Day at the Park activities.
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