Mike Hayslett, Colonial Reenactor

Area native, Mike Hayslett, is The Lowfarb Pedlar, a colonial reenactor and frontier trader.  His suttlery tent peddles a wide variety of period-appropriate small wares, costume articles, cabin décor, and miscellaneous sundries from the 18th century for sale. This merchant-demonstrator-professor can also “talk your leg off” concerning Early American cultural and natural history of the western Virginia […]

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Alleghany Highlands, Quilt Pew Display

QUILT PEW DISPLAY There are quite a few quilters in the Alleghany Highlands.  We are from various backgrounds, locales, and ages.  Our love of quilting brought us together from Bath, Botetourt, Alleghany Counties and beyond.  Most of us met and continue to meet monthly at the Clifton Forge Library, to exchange new techniques and to share our quilt […]

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Remembering Green Pastures, Story Telling Event

Remembering Green Pastures Join us in the John E Hillert Auditorium of The Historic Masonic Theatre at 2:30 on June 2 for Heritage Day’s Story Telling Event, Remembering Green Pastures. The audience will be able to eavesdrop on the stories of six friends who remember Green Pastures well. Green Pastures was built by the Dolly Ann Civilian Conservation Corps […]

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Kim Edward Feinauer, Musician

Major Kim Feinauer, Salvation Army, will be performing musical medleys at Heritage Day this year. Major Feinauer plays piano, organ, clarinet, and a variety of flutes and brass instruments.  He has been the piano accompanist for many Salvation Army Songster brigades including that of The Salvation Army College for Officer Training.  He has played French horn with […]

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Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society

Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society:  We all want to know from where we came…it helps in knowing where we are going!  Be sure to stop by and visit the Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society at Heritage Day to learn more about YOUR heritage.  The AH Genealogical Society brings all kinds of interesting displays from their location at […]

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