The Tiller magazine is a journal of what the canal society does, including special events we attend and accomplishments and milestones of our members. The James River Batteau Festival always provides us with opportunities to document great stories and we have one such story in hand that will be told in the upcoming Tiller. However,… Continue reading Storytellers Needed!
“We have come to an end of an era”, said Bill Trout upon hearing the sad news of Minnie Lee McGehee’s passing. We are sad to announce the passing of VC&NS Lifetime Member, Mrs. Minnie Lee McGehee. Minnie Lee was a lifetime member of the VC&NS. She wrote many articles for The Tiller and wrote many books… Continue reading Minnie Lee May McGehee, Rest in Peace
Calling all batteau family and supporters along with enthusiastic river/canal folks to contribute to the upcoming Tiller publication. In the past we have considered a page for “in Memoriam” but we would need for someone to step up and put it together. I am going to contact the Richmond group that sponsored that big River… Continue reading Tiller articles needed by Mid-April
Bill Trout is seeking an assistant to help with marketing our publications to Museums, liveries and other historic points of interest. An Assistant could get in touch with the many contacts listed in our many atlases. Keeping in touch and promoting our publications would be a big help for the canal society. If anyone near… Continue reading Publications – Marketing Assistant Volunteer