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Earl Hamner's Thanksgiving Memory

Earl Hamner’s Thanksgiving Memory

[ 2 ] November 23, 2018

Nelson County, Virginia For several years during the infancy of Blue Ridge Life Magazine (back then Nelson County Life) Earl Hamner wrote poems and stories for us that we luckily got to include in the pages of the magazine. We remained dear friends with Earl until his death back in March of 2016. One of […]

Actor Richard Thomas Films Promotion For The Waltons Hamner House In Schuyler

Actor Richard Thomas Films Promotion For The Waltons Hamner House In Schuyler

[ 0 ] November 6, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia We told you about Richard Thomas’ most recent visit to Nelson County back in October of 2017. Thomas spent that entire weekend in Schuyler meeting fans and doing various ribbon cuttings. Above, view the promotional video Richard Thomas shot while in Schuyler, Virginia during the month of October 2017. Many additional […]

Schuyler : Richard Thomas (John-Boy)  25th Anniversary Homecoming Events Wrap Up

Schuyler : Richard Thomas (John-Boy) 25th Anniversary Homecoming Events Wrap Up

[ 4 ] October 23, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford The fans have gone and Richard Thomas is headed home after a fun and memory filled weekend in Schuyler, Virginia. It marked the 25th anniversary of the Waltons Mountain Museum and several different events gave fans a chance to have pictures made with Thomas and get his autograph. […]

Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

[ 2 ] October 20, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia The last time Richard Thomas of The Waltons was in Schuyler, Virginia was back in the early 1970s when the television series was just becoming a sensation. He slipped in and visited with the mother of the late Earl Hamner, Jr. who created the popular long running television series. Above, Richard […]

A Conversation With Actor Richard Thomas Of The Waltons On His Return To Schuyler, VA

A Conversation With Actor Richard Thomas Of The Waltons On His Return To Schuyler, VA

[ 5 ] October 11, 2017

New York, NY – Schuyler, Virginia A few days ago our writer Jennie T. Williams told you about Richard Thomas’ planned return to Schuyler on the 20th of October. It’s the first time he’s been back to the hometown of the late Earl Hamner, Jr. Here’s my audio interview below where we talk about Thomas’ […]

Nelson : Schuyler : Richard Thomas Star Of The Waltons To Visit Town Based On Series

Nelson : Schuyler : Richard Thomas Star Of The Waltons To Visit Town Based On Series

[ 1 ] June 21, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Coming off his TONY nominated performance for his role in The Little Foxes, Earl Hamner Storyteller has announced that RICHARD THOMAS will be making his first ever museum appearance in Schuyler, VA to celebrate “THE WALTONS MOUNTAIN MUSEUM 25th SILVER ANNIVERSARY” on OCTOBER 20-22, 2017. “We are excited to bring you […]

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 Virginia's Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

Nelson Virginia’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

[ 1 ] September 18, 2014

Studio City, California Just a few weeks ago 91 year old Earl Hamner, Jr. – Nelson native and creator of the highly popular TV series, The Waltons, was in a California hospital having surgery. Today he’s quickly recovering and back on his feet. Our Woody Greenberg, who’s been personal friends with Earl for decades, dropped […]

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 […]

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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