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Hurricane Camille - 48 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

Hurricane Camille – 48 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

[ 0 ] August 19, 2017

Our September 2008 (Then Nelson County Life Magazine) revealing some the the very first color pictures taken by Photographer Brower York of the tragedy that struck Nelson County, killing dozens and destroying millions in property. Click on issue above to read the entire article and see the photos starting on page 12. Nelson County, VA […]

Hurricane Camille - 44 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

Hurricane Camille – 44 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

[ 2 ] August 19, 2013

Our September 2008 (Then Nelson County Life Magazine) revealing some the the very first color pictures taken by Photographer Brower York of the tragedy that struck Nelson County, killing dozens and destroying millions in property. Click on issue above to read the entire article and see the photos starting on page 12. Nelson County, VA […]

42 Years Ago. The Skies Opened Up. Then Silence.

42 Years Ago. The Skies Opened Up. Then Silence.

[ 1 ] August 19, 2011

South Of Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Back in 2008 Peter and Betsy Agelasto of Elk Hill made sure there was a permanent marker put up to remember the dozens of people that died here in Nelson. Hurricane Camille was their fate. Camille was one of the 10 most devastating hurricanes in history. Each year The […]

This Past Weekend A Busy One In Nelson : 5.18.09

This Past Weekend A Busy One In Nelson : 5.18.09

[ 3 ] May 18, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia All photos ©2009 NCL Magazine You needed a fast car and a map to keep up with everything going on this past weekend in Nelson County, Virginia. Thankfully the weather cooperated perfectly with rains not moving in until nearly dark Saturday allowing everyone the chance to get their outdoor events completed.

BIG READ Lecture

BIG READ Lecture

[ 0 ] February 3, 2009

In THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD by Zora Neale Hurston, Janie & TeaCake were caught up in the deadly Sept. 1928 Okeechobee hurricane. At Nelson Memorial Library listen to local author Stefan Bechtel read from his book “Roar Of The Heavens: Surviving Hurricane Camille” to learn how Nelson County residents fared during this devastating 1969 […]