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A Happy Father's Day From Nelson's Own Earl Hamner, Jr. - John Boy Walton

A Happy Father’s Day From Nelson’s Own Earl Hamner, Jr. – John Boy Walton

[ 0 ] June 15, 2014

Schuyler Nelson County, VA We’ve been telling you about Earl Hamner, Jr’s most recent visit to Nelson County. He was back here during the shooting af a documentary on his life called Storyteller. The film is still in production. It will be released later this year or early 2015 by all indications. Read more about […]

Waltons' Creator Earl Hamner Back In His Hometown Of Schuyler (With Audio Interview)

Waltons’ Creator Earl Hamner Back In His Hometown Of Schuyler (With Audio Interview)

[ 1 ] April 8, 2014

Schuyler Nelson County, VA Nelson native, Earl Hamner, Jr. and Schuyler’s real John Boy Walton was back in the very place he was born on Monday. Hamner who was the creator of The highly acclaimed television series The Waltons. He’s been back in Nelson where a biography is being shot on his life. Our Woody […]

Scottsville / Schuyler : Broadband Expansion Plans Released : Via CBS-19

Scottsville / Schuyler : Broadband Expansion Plans Released : Via CBS-19

[ 0 ] November 18, 2013

Post by WCAV CBS19 News.

Waltons Mountain Museum Celebrates 21 Years

Waltons Mountain Museum Celebrates 21 Years

[ 0 ] October 20, 2013

Schuyler Nelson County, VA For years The Waltons was a very popular TV series based on the childhood experiences of Earl Hamner, Jr. from Schuyler, Virginia. This past weekend the museum honoring the TV series celebrated its 21st anniversary. To learn more about Walton’s Mountain Museum and operating hours, click here.

Schuyler, VA Inspired TV Series - Characters Of The Waltons Reunite For Network Interview

Schuyler, VA Inspired TV Series – Characters Of The Waltons Reunite For Network Interview

[ 0 ] September 6, 2013

Schuyler Nelson County, VA For years and years we’ve been telling you about our friend and native Nelson native, Earl Hamner, Jr of Schuyler. Earl was the creator of The Waltons, a long running, highly successful, television series based on his childhood experiences here in Nelson. It’s rare you get to see the entire cast […]

Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 90 Years Old Today - Nelson County, VA Native & Walton's Creator

Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 90 Years Old Today – Nelson County, VA Native & Walton’s Creator

[ 9 ] July 10, 2013

Schuyler Nelson County, VA 90 years ago today Earl Hamner, Jr came into this world. He was born, at then, a small medical hospital clinic in Schuyler, Virginia. I have become friends with Earl Hamner over the past 8 years. I first talked to him back in July 2005 when a theater was opened in […]

Nelson : Schuyler's Earl Hamner, Jr. Receives VA Senate Proclamation

Nelson : Schuyler’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Receives VA Senate Proclamation

[ 1 ] April 4, 2013

Richmond, Virginia By Woody Greenberg For Waltons International Fan Club President Carolyn Grinnell, seeing Earl Hamner standing in the well of the Virginia Senate to receive the plaudits of the nation’s oldest legislature “brought tears to my eyes.” Hamner, 89, was recognized for both his literary achievements – “Spencer’s Mountain,” “Fifty Roads to Town,” – […]

Nelson: Earl Hamner Receives Proclamation From VA General Assembly

Nelson: Earl Hamner Receives Proclamation From VA General Assembly

[ 0 ] April 3, 2013

Richmond, VA As we mentioned Tuesday evening, Nelson County, VA native Earl Hamner, Jr. Is back in the state being recognized for his lifetime’s work. Much of it based on his experiences here in Virginia as a child. BRLM’s Woody Greenberg sent the picture in above from the noon ceremony in Richmond. We’ll have much […]

Nelson: Schuyler Native Earl Hamner Back In Virginia For Honor Before Legislature

Nelson: Schuyler Native Earl Hamner Back In Virginia For Honor Before Legislature

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

Schuyler / Richmond, VA For years we have followed Nelson County’s Earl Hamner, Jr. He’s written many stories for us in our previous publication Nelson County Life Magazine. But his real claim to fame is The Walton’s television series based loosely on his childhood in Schuyler, Virginia of east Nelson County. Tuesday evening Earl appeared […]

Nelson / Schuyler: Waltons Mountain Museum Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Nelson / Schuyler: Waltons Mountain Museum Celebrates 20th Anniversary

[ 0 ] October 23, 2012

Schuyler Nelson County, VA Additional pictures are accessible at Paul Purpura’s web-site (www.photographybypaulpurpura.zenfolio.com). When Paul’s home page comes up, place your mouse over “Portfolios” in the lower left and a sub-menu listing accessible portfolios will pop up. For 20 years people have been coming to Waltons Mountain Museum to remember folks from the television series […]

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