VC&NS - Upcoming EventsJun20Sat201511:00 AM JRBF – Start – Saturday June 20,... @ Lynchburg - Percival's IslandJRBF – Start – Saturday June 20,... @ Lynchburg - Percival's IslandJun 20 @ 11:00 AMThe Launch of the 30th annual James River Batteau Festival in 2015 will be from Percival’s Island at 11:00 AM. View Percival’s Island – James River Batteau Festival in a larger map
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Message from JRBF Chairman Ralph Smith: This is the final reminder/pep talk regarding the James River Association Tireless James Cleanup and the JRBF Fall Meeting. The tireless James Cleanup is this Saturday September 13th, beginning at Wingina at … Continue reading
JRBF Announcement – Tireless James & Fall Meeting & 2015 Festival Dates – Message from JRBF Chairman Ralph Smith:
On Aug 12, 2014 10:02 AM, “Ralph Smith” <email@example.com> wrote: Good Am, Want to bring everyone up to speed on a couple of batteau items. First, the date of the 2015 James River Batteau Festival (30th Annual!!!!!) is Saturday June … Continue reading
The Annual Meeting turned out real nice. The tours and meetings and meals and fellowship were great. And The Tiller is off to the printer. It’s going to be great!
The Annual Meeting of the VC&NS was held April 27th, 2013. The photos above are from Sat. Night. More information to come on this event.
The Marshall Expedition DVD is now available on our online store. The price is $20 plus tax and shipping. This is a must have. We have a limited quantity of 10 copies to start and will order more if we … Continue reading
I found a nice video online of someone jogging from downtown Richmond up to Maymont Park. The video is a little choppy but it’s worth taking a look at. Enjoy.
After 35 successful years as a nonprofit organization researching, educating, and advocating for Virginia canals, batteaux and other historic watercraft, the Virginia Canals and Navigations Society is ready to settle down and display Virginia’s rich cultural waterway heritage. As the only nonprofit organization in … Continue reading
Photos by Doug Berry The first public showing of the documentary film about the Marshall expedition was held at “Mason’s Field”, overlooking the James River in sight of Rusen’s Dam on November 10th, 2012. Upon arriving around 7:00 for the … Continue reading
To all those interested in the future of Richmond’s historic canal: The attached letter is from Mr. D.J. Ballinger, president of the international canal organization Inland Waterways International, containing a resolution of support for the preservation and wise use of … Continue reading
Another aspect of the historical significance of the site of Venture Richmond’s proposed amphitheater is the narrow gauge railroad tracks that are on the towpath of the south bank of the canal. This railroad track probably connected Tredegar Iron Works … Continue reading