‘New Look at Patrick Henry’ topic for Oct. 24 lecture

Jon Kukla, author and Richmond historian, will talk about his new book, “Patrick Henry, Champion of Liberty,” on Oct. 24

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Casselwold, Now a Retirement Community, Has Interesting Ownership History

COLLECTIONS CORNER: By Ashley Webb, Curator As overall Collections Manager for the Historical Society, I often get to see unique

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Thank goodness for volunteers!

The O. Winston Link Museum and History Museum of Western Virginia could not operate without volunteers, and we are fortunate

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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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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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Local Writer Pens History of Evergreen Cemetery

Society Board Member Donald Wilson, President of Evergreen Burial Park, has recently written a history book entitled, “Evergreen: A Century

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History Museum Has Roanoke Area Maps!

The History Museum of Western Virginia is an excellent source for local maps of historic interest!

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