Guyandotte Improvement & Historical Association, Inc.
The Guyandotte Improvement & Historical Association, Inc. is a non-profit neighborhood organization for the community of Guyandotte.
Guyandotte is a neighborhood in the east end of Huntington, West Virginia. Guyandotte once was a thriving city founded in 1810, but was incorporated into the city of Huntington in 1911. Guyandotte is the site of an 1861 Civil War battle, and today many of the areas historic homes and buildings still stand.
The purpose for the Guyandotte Improvement & Historical Association is to inspire and develop a knowledge, appreciation and pride in the historical, architectural and artistic wealth of the Community of Guyandotte. The Guyandotte Improvement & Historical Association is also dedicated to promote physical improvements and general neighborhood revitalization and preservation of Guyandotte. GIHA works with various individuals and organizations that are involved in providing for the needs and concerns of the citizens of Guyandotte.
The Guyandotte Improvement & Historical Association has worked hard to help revitalize the community, some of the projects that GIHA has accomplished over the years include: installation of decorative street lights, public trash receptacles, benches, several beautiful Welcome to Guyandotte signs, decorative flags and walking path to access the boat ramp area. Other projects are currently in the works that will help preserve, protect and beautify our community.