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Schuyler : A Homecoming : Richard Thomas Returns To Hamner's Childhood Home Weekend Of October 20th

Schuyler : A Homecoming : Richard Thomas Returns To Hamner’s Childhood Home Weekend Of October 20th

[ 6 ] October 9, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie T. Williams For the first time since 1973, John-Boy Walton is coming home to Schuyler. Richard Thomas played John-Boy, the oldest of seven children, in the hit tv series The Waltons from 1971 to 1981. He visited Earl Hamner, The Waltons’ creator, and his mother in Schuyler, the town […]

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. […]

Schuyler, VA Inspired TV Series - Characters Of The Waltons Reunite For Network Interview

Schuyler, VA Inspired TV Series – Characters Of The Waltons Reunite For Network Interview

[ 0 ] September 6, 2013

Schuyler Nelson County, VA For years and years we’ve been telling you about our friend and native Nelson native, Earl Hamner, Jr of Schuyler. Earl was the creator of The Waltons, a long running, highly successful, television series based on his childhood experiences here in Nelson. It’s rare you get to see the entire cast […]

Nelson Co, VA Inspired Waltons - Celebrates 40th Anniversary In LA - Video

Nelson Co, VA Inspired Waltons – Celebrates 40th Anniversary In LA – Video

[ 2 ] September 29, 2012

Los Angeles, CA This final weekend of September 2012 marks a very important generational milestone for millions around the globe. It’s the 40th anniversary of The Waltons. A long running CBS television series based on the childhood life of Earl Hamner, Jr who was born and raised in Schuyler in East Nelson County. Nelson resident, […]

Hobojac Reunion In Nelson

Hobojac Reunion In Nelson

[ 0 ] June 12, 2011

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Jacob Allen has long since headed west to California and John Howard has assembled his own new band here in Virginia, but that doesn’t stop the two very good buddies and former duo Hobojac from getting together when Jacob is back in Nelson. This past Saturday night Jacob and John were […]

Hobojac Was Back For A Little While!

Hobojac Was Back For A Little While!

[ 0 ] January 16, 2011

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back where it all began years ago! Jacob Allen and John Howard of Hobojac were back together this past Friday night up in Afton at Blue Mountain Brewery. The duo played forever here in the area and abroad before Jacob eventually moved to California last year. John still actively plays in […]

Earl Hamner Continues Homecoming In Nelson County Over Weekend : 11.7.09

Earl Hamner Continues Homecoming In Nelson County Over Weekend : 11.7.09

[ 5 ] November 7, 2009

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Decades after leaving Nelson County, Earl Hamner, Jr. comes back as often as he can. He was born in Schuyler, Virginia in 1923. We first told you about Earl’s return last week when he made an appearance at The Hamner Theater in Afton. The theater was named in his honor in […]

Nelson County High Class of 1974 35th Reunion : October 3, 2009

Nelson County High Class of 1974 35th Reunion : October 3, 2009

[ 0 ] June 3, 2009

The Nelson County High graduating class of 1974 will hold its 35th Reunion on October 3, 2009 at the Holiday Inn 1901 Emmet St. in Charlottesville, Virginia. Invitations will be mailed out in July. If you know of a classmate that would be interested or has a new address, please let us know. Event Date: […]