Hollins University History Opens Fall Lecture Series

With summer disappearing, the Kegley Lectures return with talks planned on the history of Hollins University, a revisiting of Patrick

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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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‘History Is Served’ Dinner features Civil War speaker

Civil War scholar James I. “Bud” Robertson will speak on “What Did Not Happen at Appomattox” for the Sept. 21

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Sue Steele Thomas Exhibit Ends Aug. 26; Don’t Miss It!

Learn more about the current exhibit, Automotive Elegance: Works by Sue Steele Thomas, by hearing Sue Steele Thomas captures the

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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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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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Early NS (NW) photos on exhibit at Link Museum

Five series of large format railroad-related prints will be in a rotating exhibit through fall 2017 at the O. Winston

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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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‘Window to the Rails’ Stained Glass On View in Gift Shop

Visitors to the O. Winston Link Museum can view the artwork, which highlights Link’s iconic photographs, both the 611 and 1218 engines, and various Roanoke landmarks.

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New O. Winston Link Posters are In!

After much preparation to have new posters made, “Schaffers Crossing,” “Sometimes the Electricity Fails,” and “Old Maude” are all back in stock!

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