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Nelson : Author Lynn Coffey At Oakland Museum Saturday - July 20 : Book Signing : Crazy Quilt

Nelson : Author Lynn Coffey At Oakland Museum Saturday – July 20 : Book Signing : Crazy Quilt

[ 0 ] July 6, 2019

    Nelson County, Virginia Author Lynn Coffey will be at Oakland Museum Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sign her latest “Backroads” book “Crazy Quilt.” This is the sixth book in the series containing oral histories of native people still living in the Virginia highlands. All are available at the […]

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 […]

Tunes From The Tunnel At The Nelson Center

Tunes From The Tunnel At The Nelson Center

[ 1 ] December 4, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia By Woody Greenberg Where does our music come from? In the case of Nelson County, the traditional music – played on fiddles, banjos, guitars, dulcimers, harmonicas– and variously called “old-time,” “bluegrass” and, later, “country,” was a melange derived from various European and African influences – English ballads, Irish and Scottish fiddle […]

Curtis Matthews Tribute : A Sold Out Event!

Curtis Matthews Tribute : A Sold Out Event!

[ 2 ] March 20, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Sold Out! “No more room. It was a great concert event with so many exceptional bluegrass and musical artist under one roof,” said Victoria Mininger, NCL’s East Nelson County Photographer. We first told you about the upcoming tribute to Curtis in our March 2011 issue of Nelson County Life Magazine. The […]

Antique Car Show + Music Fest @ Oakland Museum This Weekend

Antique Car Show + Music Fest @ Oakland Museum This Weekend

[ 0 ] September 22, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia You may remember our May 2010 cover story on Henry Davis and his 1929 Model A Huckster, written by Jennie Tal Williams and photographed by Norm Shafer Henry essentially built it from scratch! That story has been one of the most popular this year! In addition to 10,000+ reads in our […]

Oakland Museum Has Weekend Get Together : 8.11.10

Oakland Museum Has Weekend Get Together : 8.11.10

[ 0 ] August 11, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia This past weekend people from the Oakland Museum of History had an informal get together for the unveiling of a special painting by artist Emily Moxley. Ms. Moxley presented a painting to the museum depicting what it looked liked back in it’s original state long before US 29 was the four […]

Panel Discussion & Presentation of Gifts To Museum Of History : 7.12.10

Panel Discussion & Presentation of Gifts To Museum Of History : 7.12.10

[ 0 ] July 12, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Sunday afternoon three people from different walks of publishing life in Nelson County took part in a panel discussion at the Nelson Library as a part of a program by The Oakland Museum Program Committee and the Nelson County Historical Society. Lynn Coffey, writer and publisher of Backroads magazines and Backroads […]

Oakland Re-Opens Today : March 27, 2010

Oakland Re-Opens Today : March 27, 2010

[ 0 ] March 27, 2010

Oakland Re-Opens March 27 Oakland – Nelson County’s Museum of Rural History, will reopen Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a new version of a slide shown at the Camille Remembrance in August, 2009, marking the 40th anniversary of Hurricane Camille, showing in the Camille Resource Center exhibit room. Oakland will […]

Oakland Museum : Night of Halloween Fun Planned

Oakland Museum : Night of Halloween Fun Planned

[ 0 ] October 20, 2009

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Join us for a fun filled Halloween evening under the stars at Oakland! “A Night At The Museum” Hallowen Oct. 31 6-8:30pm $5 per child Ages 5-12 Accompanying adults are free Space is limited Cider making, campfire tiles, s’mores, nighttime nature walk, outdoor movie For more information email: oaklandmuseum@gmail.com or call […]

Oakland Museum Torches The Note! : 10.9.09

Oakland Museum Torches The Note! : 10.9.09

[ 2 ] October 9, 2009

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia There was a fire earlier this week at The Oakland Museum in Arrington, Virgina. This was a good fire. The best kind! In the fall of 2004 the Nelson County Historical Society purchased the Oakland property for the purpose of establishing a county museum focused on rural life in Nelson County. […]

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