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Community Tap Night held at the James River Brewery in Scottsville, February 26th, 2020.

On February 26, 2020 the James River Brewery in Scottsville, VA hosted the VC&NS/JRBF in a fundraising event called the Community Tap Night.  This event came about because Roger Nelson had visited the brewery during a fundraising event for a different nonprofit organization. Roger generously supported that organization by purchasing an ice cold beverage.  Curious…

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Minnie Lee May McGehee, Rest in Peace

“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…

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VC&NS 42nd Annual Meeting & River Clean-up, September 14, 2019, Powhatan, VA.

The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Virginia Canals & Navigations Society will be held at Powhatan State Park on September 14th, 2019. Powhatan State Park is located at 4616 Powhatan State Park Rd, Powhatan, VA 23139, Phone number 804- 598-7148, email: There will be a river cleanup starting at 8:30 am and ending at 4:00…