Campbell-Flannagan-Murrell (CFM) House Museum is pleased to announce two members of their Board of Trustees have been selected as 2023 West Virginia Heroes of History. They will receive their awards and be recognized in a ceremony on Feb. 23 at the WV Department of Culture and History.
Dwight Emrich, a founding member of the CFM Museum and Trustee for over 30 years, has been recognized for his tenacity of service and dedication to preserving the historic CFM House. The House Museum is located in the Hinton Historic District at 422 Summers Street.
Lynda Lancaster, a trustee of three years, has been recognized for curating an exhibit of Black History in Summers County, and assisting the Summers County Historical Society in listing Summers Countians of color who have served in the U.S. military.
The Black History in Summers County is currently exhibiting at Bluefield State University Library as a tribute to Black History Month. Lynda Lancaster will be on hand at the exhibit on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to speak about the Black History and to answer any questions.
The CFM House Museum is located in Hinton’s Historic District at 422 Summers Street. Tours are given every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., or by appointment by calling 304-660-8093.