‘So You Want to Buy (or Build) a Drone’

The  free workshop on drones, with a focus on camera drones,  presented Saturday, Oct. 21, by Wayne McKinney and Mike

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‘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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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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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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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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