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50 Years Ago Today Nelson County, Virginia Was Forever Changed : Hurricane Camille

50 Years Ago Today Nelson County, Virginia Was Forever Changed : Hurricane Camille

[ 0 ] August 19, 2019

  Nelson County, Virginia  No other single event reshaped Nelson County, Virginia like Hurricane Camille did back in August of 1969. By the time the storm reached, and then parked over Nelson on August 19, 1969 it had already caused widespread destruction two days before after coming ashore on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. But it […]

Hurricane Camille – 49 Years Ago Today on August 19, 1969 The Skies Opened Up

Hurricane Camille – 49 Years Ago Today on August 19, 1969 The Skies Opened Up

[ 0 ] August 19, 2018

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 […]

Nelson: Annual Commemoration On Hurricane Camille To Be Held Saturday - August. 20th

Nelson: Annual Commemoration On Hurricane Camille To Be Held Saturday – August. 20th

[ 0 ] August 19, 2016

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia “Davis Creek suffered mightily during Hurricane Camille in 1969. Fifty-two people died on the creek, mostly from landslides caused by the more than 27 inches of rain that fell in a five hour period. The Historical Society’s annual commemoration on Camille will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 beginning at 2 […]

Hurricane Camille Remembered - 45 Years Ago : Commemoration This Saturday August 23rd : Bells Toll Today

Hurricane Camille Remembered – 45 Years Ago : Commemoration This Saturday August 23rd : Bells Toll Today

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Nelson County, Virginia – August 1969 – Above Photographer Brower York takes a look back at Camille in these rare color photographs from our then Nelson County Life Magazine – September 2008 Click on magazine cover above to view the story and photos. Post by Marion Kanour. Post by US National Weather Service Blacksburg VA. […]

Rare 43 Year Old Photos Presented To Remember Hurricane Camille Anniversary

Rare 43 Year Old Photos Presented To Remember Hurricane Camille Anniversary

[ 0 ] August 20, 2012

Lovingston / Arrington Nelson County, VA We first told you about Rick Becka back in our March 2012 printed edition of Nelson County Life Magazine. NCL found out about Becka’s photos from another person living in neighboring Waynesboro who let us know about them. The rare never before seen slides had been tucked away in […]

Standing Room Only For 40 Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Camille : 8.21.09

Standing Room Only For 40 Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Camille : 8.21.09

[ 4 ] August 21, 2009

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia There wasn’t a single seat left to to sit in, or corner left to stand in at Thursday night’s remembrance of the 40 year anniversary of Hurricane Camille held at Nelson County High School. A slide presentation was followed by a program including music, recognition of the Nelson County flood victims, […]

Remembering Hurricane Camille In The Rockfish Valley 4 Decades Later : 8.19.09

Remembering Hurricane Camille In The Rockfish Valley 4 Decades Later : 8.19.09

[ 4 ] August 19, 2009

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia It was a reflective Wednesday morning as people gathered at the Rockfish Valley Trail Head just south of Nellysford. They were there to remember the catastrophic day back in 1969 when Hurricane Camille landed right on top of Nelson County, Virginia. The program included stories of the August 1969 tragedy […]

Camille 40th Remembrance In The Rockfish Valley This Morning : 8.19.09

Camille 40th Remembrance In The Rockfish Valley This Morning : 8.19.09

[ 0 ] August 19, 2009

SPONSOR: ROCKFISH VALLEY FOUNDATION EVENT: 40th Anniversary Remembrance of Camille – the Flood WHEN : August 19, 2009 10:00 AM WHERE: Rockfish Valley trail head on RT 151 at site of Historic Camille marker PROGRAM: Story of the August 1969 tragedy in the Rockfish Valley through the eyes of those on the scene during search […]

40 Years Later : Nelson Remembers Hurricane Camille This Week : 8.17.09

40 Years Later : Nelson Remembers Hurricane Camille This Week : 8.17.09

[ 10 ] August 17, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia By Woody Greenberg If you ask Cliff Wood, who was a county supervisor in August, 1969, what has stayed with him in the 40 years since Hurricane Camille devastated parts of Nelson County, he struggles to put it into words – but it is clear it is admiration and respect for the […]