Happy Birthday to our Executive Director, Greg Harrison!!

Join us in wishing a Happy Birthday to our Executive Director and ham-in-charge, Greg Harrison!! 

Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm and passion for history and preservation! 

Stop by The Village School this Thursday, 1:30pm to wish him well in…

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Progress Pics - 2021-2022

Thanks to various grants and to the generous donations from the community, we’ve been able to make a lot of progress on the Village School in the last year!

From a fresh cost of paint last spring, to significant roof…

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French tile vs Spanish tile

Our roof repairs are getting the rain test today! 

Did you know: The tiles on most of the Village homes are French style, versus the Spanish style used on The Village School?

French Style has locking tabs on the sides…

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Roofing Project Underway!

We are enjoying some really beautiful weather this week!! Perfect as we finally have this massive roofing project underway!! 

due to the size of the school, we’ve had to take the roofing project in sections. This week, we are working…

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Found Object Friday!

Found Object Friday! 

A few found objects and artifacts from this area: 

Ornamental heart from a horse bridal (found by Mr. Kirkby, an early Village resident); a copper pendant from Seven Mile Island (one of the archeological sites); a button…

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Falcon Day at The Village School Foundation

We had a great time last Saturday learning about falconry! Big thanks to Matt Whitfield for bringing his Harris Hawks and sharing with us all! Thanks so much to Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area and everyone who braved the cold…

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The Sport of Falconry - Sat. Jan. 22, 2022

In coordination with Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, Matt Whitfield will be coming to The Village School to discuss the sport of falconry and demonstrate with two Harris Hawks.

Falconry is one of the world’s oldest forms of hunting &amp…

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