Snazzy wheels as you’ve never seen them!

Sue Steele Thomas, photo courtesy of Radford ThomasOpening May 21, Automotive Elegance: Works by Sue Steele Thomas captures the excitement

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Link Exhibit Now Open in Naples, Fla.

The Naples (Fla.) Depot Museum is presenting “Life Along the Line,” a traveling exhibit from the O. Winston Link Museum

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Join May 25 Tour of Nelson County Mansions

Visit Pharsalia and Swannanoa, historic mansions in the mountains of Nelson County, on Thursday, May 25, on a bus tour

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Link’s train photos document rural culture

Winston Link’s photographs, on display at the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke, focus on trains. They also are as

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‘Patchwork’ play onstage at Kegley Lecture April 25

The April Kegley Lecture will feature the Patchwork production, created by Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory from our Reading Appalachia Children’s Literature exhibit that

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Check out our digital collection

Take a trip back in time online at the Historical Society of Western Virginia collection of online archives. You can find

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Oct. 27 Rockbridge Tour Sold Out!

The Oct. 27 bus tour, “Seven Hills of Rockbridge County,” led by historian George Kegley,  is full, but anyone still

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Winnie Davis: Reluctant Figurehead for Confederacy

Jefferson David was the president of the Confederate States of America, a West Point graduate and a man many people

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From ‘Happily Ever After’ Exhibit: an 1858 Wedding Dress

It’s not often a small institution such as the History Museum has textiles from before the Civil War because the clothes were worn often (even wedding dresses were kept as part of a regular wardrobe) and the washings they got were harsh. If an outfit did survive its owner, it sat in an attic or basement, quickly deteriorating from exposure to light, temperature, humidity and insects. Sometimes, the period clothing was lost in a move or just forgotten.

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Suffolk Punch draft horses

With Jason Rutledge coming to speak about restorative forestry and his use of the Suffolk Punch draft horse, I decided

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