VC&NS New Publication: The Belle of Rose Isle, A model-maker’s case study of The Reverend Robert Rose’s Double Dug-Out Canoe.

Robert J. Faught, Robert Rose's Double Dug-Out Canoe, VC&NS Books
The Virginia Canals & Navigations Society is proud to announce the publication of The Belle of Rose Isle, A model-maker's case study of The Reverend Robert Rose's Double Dug-Out Canoe. By Robert J. Faught, edited by W.E Trout, III, and W.H. Messerly, Jr. This book explores the history of Robert Rose's double dug-out canoe by the author's models that he made to study the various theories about the size of the boats and how many hogsheads each might have carried etc. Many entries from Robert Rose's diary are cited to help explore this important early history of navigation and trade on the James River before the invention of the Batteau. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="17" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_pro_slideshow" image_crop="0" image_pan="1" show_playback_controls="1" show_captions="0" caption_class="caption_overlay_bottom" caption_height="70" aspect_ratio="1.5" width="100" width_unit="%" transition="fade" transition_speed="1" slideshow_speed="5" border_size="0" border_color="#ffffff" ngg_triggers_display="always" order_by="sortorder"…
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The Dismal Swamp Nobody Knows – New Publication from the VC&NS, 2016.

Dismal Swamp Canal, VC&NS Books
The Virginia Canals & Navigations Society is proud to announce the publication of The Dismal Swamp Nobody Knows by William C. Hoffman and William Trout, III., Published by William Holt Messerly, Jr., 2016. This new book is 11 x 8 1/2 with staples on the 8 1/2" dimension, 48 pages. The book has many original drawings and reproductions of original watercolor paintings by William C. Hoffman. Color on Glossy Stock. This book is beautiful. VC&NS members and others are very proud of this beautiful new book. This book was released in June, 2016 at the James River Batteau Festival in Lynchburg.  The price is $15 plus tax. VC&NS Members receive a 20% discount. This new book is available on the VC&NS online store . Wholesale orders for museums and bookstores can be…
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