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VCNS 2015 Annual Meeting held at the Old Train Station in Petersburg

The 2015 annual meeting of the Virginia Canals & Navigations Society was held at the old train station. The business meeting was held by outgoing President Brian Coalfield. Gail Timberlake was elected the new President. Roger Nelson is the new … Continue reading

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Ferndale Park by the Appomattox River – 2015 Annual Conference Weekend event:

The Batteau “Fine Creek Mill” was parked by Ferndale Park beside the Appomattox River near Matoaca. The rain was getting stronger as the day went on, however, the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) made the best of the … Continue reading

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VCNS 2015 Annual Conference Kicks off at the Petersburg Train Station

Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) presented a very nice slide show describing the many many awesome bridges, trails and parks they have been involved in. They have raised a lot of money from many donors and made many … Continue reading

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VC&NS Constitution & Bylaws Committee Proposed New Bylaws:

The VC&NS Bylaws Committee has proposed the following document to be approved at the annual meeting of members. Please See the Full Document – CLICK HERE. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A PROPOSAL WHICH ALL MEMBERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO … Continue reading

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe presented with a copy of the First Edition of the Chickahominy River Atlas by Dr. Bill Trout

Dr. Bill Trout presented Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe with the brand new Chickahominy River Atlas at the 63rd annual Chickahominy Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Providence Forge, Virginia on Saturday, September 27th, 2014. The Governor liked the new atlas … Continue reading

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The Chickahominy River Atlas – First Edition 2014 – Now Available!

The Chickahominy River Atlas, by William E. Trout, III, Stran L. Trout, and Lyle E. Browning with the James River Association and the Chickahominy Tribes. 60 p. plus front and back covers; plastic spiral bound. “Rediscovering the land of the coarse … Continue reading

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