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Buckingham / Nelson: 28th Annual James River Batteau Festival Underway - Photos Added - 6.18.13

Buckingham / Nelson: 28th Annual James River Batteau Festival Underway – Photos Added – 6.18.13

[ 0 ] June 17, 2013

Wingina Buckingham / Nelson County, VA The 28th Annual James River Batteau River Festival is underway! For years, we’ve been telling you about the folks that take to the James around this time in the late spring and early summer. Here’s a cool video from 2010 our Norm Shafer did. This past Monday afternoon BRLM […]

Batteau Festival Heads Toward Finish This Weekend At Maiden's Landing

Batteau Festival Heads Toward Finish This Weekend At Maiden’s Landing

[ 0 ] June 20, 2012

Wingina Nelson County, VA For years we’ve told you about the annual James River Batteau Festival. It’s going on right now with the participants finishing up on June 23rd at Maiden’s Landing. You can get updates and follow the progress of this year’s festival by following this link.

A Batteau's Maiden Voyage : 6.8.09

A Batteau’s Maiden Voyage : 6.8.09

[ 0 ] June 8, 2009

Howardsville Albermarle County, Virginia Brian Roberts of Nelson County, Virginia is just about ready for this year’s James River Batteau Festival starting on June 20th. For months and months Brian has been working on his latest project, Rockfish Runner. It’s a brand new batteau that will float the James in this year’s festival. Batteau is […]

Stepping Back In Time: A Batteau’s Maiden Voyage

Stepping Back In Time: A Batteau’s Maiden Voyage

[ 0 ] May 27, 2009

Join Captain Brian Roberts on the maiden voyage of his new hand-crafted batteau! Explore a section of the James River, from Howardsville to Scottsville on this historic-style vessel. Enjoy a gorgeous day on the river, amazing geologic features and one of the few original batteau sluices left on the river as Brian and his crew […]