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Tag: "Earl Hamner"

Nelson : Schuyler : Waltons Cast Return To Roots Where It All Began

Nelson : Schuyler : Waltons Cast Return To Roots Where It All Began

[ 0 ] March 26, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Just over a year ago on March 24, 2016 Earl Hamner, Jr died. He was the creator of the highly popular TV series The Waltons. The long running show was based on Hamner’s childhood experiences growing up in Schuyler, Virginia during the depression era. This past weekend many […]

Nelson : Remembering Earl Hamner - The Waltons Cast To Visit Schuyler Weekend Of March 24th

Nelson : Remembering Earl Hamner – The Waltons Cast To Visit Schuyler Weekend Of March 24th

[ 17 ] February 13, 2017

Schuyler / “Walton’s Mountain” Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie Tal Williams When 10-year-old Mary Beth McDonough was cast as young Erin Walton in the 1971 TV movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, she didn’t ever dream of being part of the national treasure that become CBS’ The Waltons. The TV show, which aired from 1971 […]

Our Annual Christmas Memory With The Late Earl Hamner Of Nelson County

Our Annual Christmas Memory With The Late Earl Hamner Of Nelson County

[ 0 ] December 20, 2016

Schuyler, Virginia & Memphis, Tennessee In what’s become an annual tradition here at BRL, enjoy this special radio interview from the December 2011 Christmas season as Nelson native Earl Hamner, Jr. talks with BRL Publisher Tommy Stafford and Memphis KWAM 990 Radio host, Earle Farrell. Press the orange play burron above and listen for over […]

Actress Who Played Corabeth Godsey On Nelson Inspired Waltons Has Died

Actress Who Played Corabeth Godsey On Nelson Inspired Waltons Has Died

[ 0 ] June 15, 2016

Schuyler, Virginia Dallas, Texas Ronnie Claire Edwards best known for her portrayal of Corabeth Godsey on the long running TV series The Waltons, has died at age 83. The TV series was created by the late Earl Hamner, Jr. and based on his childhood experiences growing up in Nelson County, Virginia. Hamner died earlier this […]

News Alert : Earl Hamner, Jr Dead At Age 92 - Goodnight John Boy

News Alert : Earl Hamner, Jr Dead At Age 92 – Goodnight John Boy

[ 6 ] March 24, 2016

Studio City, California – Schuyler, Virginia Nelson County, Native and Waltons TV show creator Earl Hamner, Jr. has died at age 92. “I am very sorry to be the bearer of sad news. My father, Earl Hamner, passed away today at 12:20 PM Pacific time. Dad died peacefully in his sleep at Cedar Sinai Hospital. […]

A Look Back To 1974 When Waltons Was A Household Name

A Look Back To 1974 When Waltons Was A Household Name

[ 0 ] August 14, 2015

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Earl Hamner of Schuyler, VA is from Nelson County where our magazine is based. He recently celebrated his 92nd birthday. Earl is the creator of the highly successful TV series The Waltons. He lives in CA these days as he has for decades. Recently we saw this article his sister Audrey […]

Earl Hamner Reminisces About His Career & Christmas Back In Virginia During This Special Interview (Audio)

Earl Hamner Reminisces About His Career & Christmas Back In Virginia During This Special Interview (Audio)

[ 0 ] December 24, 2014

Memphis, Tennessee & Schuyler, Virginia Enjoy this special radio interview from the December 2011 Christmas season as Nelson native Earl Hamner, Jr. talks with BRL Publisher Tommy Stafford and Memphis KWAM 990 Radio host, Earle Farrell. Listen for over an hour as Earl reminisces about his career, life in the Virginia Blue Ridge and more. […]

Lynchburg: Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) Visits Waltons' Fan Club Reunion Over Weekend

Lynchburg: Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) Visits Waltons’ Fan Club Reunion Over Weekend

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

Lynchburg, Virginia For over 2 decades the Waltons International Fan Club has been holding their annual reunions. The fan club is 22 years old and was founded by Carolyn Grinnell after she met Earl Hamner (the series creator) and Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) at the cast reunion when the Waltons Mountain Museum opened in Schuyler. […]

Nelson's Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

Nelson’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

[ 2 ] July 9, 2014

Click on the magazine image above to read Woody Greenberg’s story on Earl turning 91 in our July 2014 issue. Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Almost 10 years ago I had the distinct honor and privilege of meeting one of the nicest people on this planet. Earl Hamner, Jr. At the time a […]

Nelson County's Real Life John Boy Heads Back To The West Coast After Crew Shoots Biography

Nelson County’s Real Life John Boy Heads Back To The West Coast After Crew Shoots Biography

[ 0 ] April 10, 2014

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Producers and crews finished up their shoot Wednesday evening in Schuyler, Virginia where they have been involved in a video production with Nelson County native, Earl Hamner, Jr. We first told you about the production in this post. Earl was the creator of the long running television series The Waltons. Actor […]

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