VCNS ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2016 – “Come home to Lynchburg” – April 22 – 24, 2016

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[caption id="attachment_14535" align="aligncenter" width="468"] The Batteau "Margaret Steven's" launching in Lynchburg.[/caption] 240 years of Poling .... and still going strong! Our VC&NS President, Gail Timberlake, encourages all members to "Come home to Lynchburg" this year! Special Feature of this year's conference is the Swift Water Safety Training on the James. Click here for Calendar of Events Posting with Dates and map. VCNS_2016-CONFERENCE-REGISTRATION  
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Crossing of the Dan

Crossing of the Dan
. . . a turning point in the American Revolution See Calendar of Events posting for more information: _______________________________________________________ Saturday, February 13, 9 a.m. Celebrate the 235th Anniversary of the Crossing of the Dan River Chastain Theatre, The Prizery, and at site of Boyd’s Ferry (Riverside Exhibit Area) Agenda Greetings and Presentation of Wreaths (Chastain Theatre, The Prizery)     Local officials, representatives of local and other chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution  Recognition of the 6th Grade Essay Contest Winner Speaker: Janet Uhlar    Author, lecturer and screenplay writer Topic: Freedom’s Cost: The Story of Nathaneal Greene (For more information about the speaker, click on the “Visit” section of the website.) Procession to the Crossing Site/Riverside Exhibit    Weather permitting, guests may walk to…
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Scottsville’s Old Canal Warehouse – Meeting to be held January 30th regarding restoration.

Canal Building Restoration
[caption id="attachment_14491" align="aligncenter" width="516"] Scottsville, VA - Old Canal Warehouse, ca. 1925-1930[/caption] "The Building Tells Us What To Do," January 30th, 2016 Presented by the Scottsville Museum and the Town of Scottsville's Architectural Review Board. Admission is free! We hope to see you there! What's happening at the Canal Warehouse? Join us on Saturday, January 30th, at 2 p.m. when Walter Neighbors and his crew will put on a demonstration of the techniques and tools they are using to restore this historic building in Scottsville. The program will be held at the old Dollar Store on Valley Street in Scottsville. Entitled "The Building Tells Us What To Do," the presentation will discuss the processes of finding and working with traditional tools and materials. The program is sponsored by the Scottsville…
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