2013      The Ft. Savannah Inn was sold at auction to Appalachian Mountain Advocates.

2013      Greenbrier Valley Restoration Project, Inc. was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization.

2013      The old Ft. Savannah Inn buildings were demolished.

2013      The Meadows, a 4 ½ acre green space, was donated to GVRP.

2013      The log building roof was replaced to stabilize the building and provide natural light with skylights and gable end windows.

2014      The deed for the Ft. Savannah Inn property was transferred to GVRP.

2014      Three 42” diameter culverts were installed to carry City stormwater and the Andrew  

Lewis spring water from the end of the Barn to the creek by the Market building.

2015      An old apple barn from the Eastern Panhandle was purchased, disassembled, and

transported to Lewisburg.

2015      Barnwood Builders assembled the timber frame Barn as Season 2, Episode 3 for their TV series

2016      The foundation was built for the Withrow Market building.

2017      A ¼ mile walking path was constructed as a community service project by Boy Scouts from several states and countries during the 2017 National Jamboree.

2018      An emergency generator was installed to supply electricity to the Log Building and Barn.

2018      The Withrow Market building was constructed.

2018      The little white house where the Recycle Shed is located was purchased and moved

about a hundred yards to the lot across Lafayette St.

2019      The upper parking lot with 23 regular and 2 handicap spaces constructed using

permeable pavers which represent the “best practice” for stormwater management.

2020      The lower parking lot with 42 regular and 3 handicap spaces constructed with permeable pavers.

2021      Over 50 species of native plants were used for landscaping throughout Montwell


2022      A walking path linking the Chestnut St. neighborhood with the Meadows was constructed with a BeActive WV grant.

2023?       A bridge over the creek will be constructed to provide easy access from the lower parking lot to the Meadows paths.


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