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October Means Apple Butter Making In The Blue Ridge!

October Means Apple Butter Making In The Blue Ridge!

[ 0 ] October 5, 2014

Tyro Nelson County, VA Once the crisp mountain days of October hit you know it’s time for Apple Butter making in the Blue Ridge. Silver Creek & Seamans’ Orchards kicked off their annual festival this past Saturday along with many of the other area orchards. Post by Blue Ridge Life Magazine. See more of Yvette’s […]

Descendants Of Major Thomas Massie Hold Huge Family Reunion At Pharsalia

Descendants Of Major Thomas Massie Hold Huge Family Reunion At Pharsalia

[ 1 ] June 29, 2014

Tyro Nelson County, Virginia Generations of the late Major Thomas Massie gathered Saturday, June 28th 2014 at Pharsalia. They came from all over the country to reconnect and share family stories during the reunion. Major Massie lived from 1747 to 1834. Pharsalia was built by Major Massie in 1814 as wedding gift to his son […]

Folk Life Festival Kicks Off Summer Events To Celebrate 200 Years At Pharsalia

Folk Life Festival Kicks Off Summer Events To Celebrate 200 Years At Pharsalia

[ 0 ] May 18, 2014

Tyro Nelson County, VA The first in a series of events planned for this summer finished up over the weekend at Pharsalia in Tyro, Virginia. As we told you in this story earlier, the plantation was holding their Folk Life Festival to look back at what life was line in 1814 when it was founded. […]

Pharsalia Celebrates 200 Year Anniversary : Folk Life Festival Saturday & Sunday

Pharsalia Celebrates 200 Year Anniversary : Folk Life Festival Saturday & Sunday

[ 0 ] May 15, 2014

Tyro Nelson County, VA It takes a long time to get to where you can celebrate 200 years of anything! This weekend Pharsalia in Tyro will do just that. As we told you in our April 2014 cover story the plantation will hold its bicentennial Folk Life Festival starting Saturday – May 17th at 10AM […]

Apple Butter Makin' Festival In Full Gear At Silver Creek & Seamans' Orchard

Apple Butter Makin’ Festival In Full Gear At Silver Creek & Seamans’ Orchard

[ 0 ] October 7, 2013

Tyro Nelson County, VA For years we’ve been telling you about the annual Apple Butter Makin Festival at Flippin-Seaman in Tyro, VA. Just this year there’s been a tiny name change to Silver Creek and Seamans’ Orchards, Inc. Not to worry, nothing has really changed other than the name. The family’s and the feel are […]

29 Inches Of Snow Has To Go Somewhere!

29 Inches Of Snow Has To Go Somewhere!

[ 0 ] March 12, 2013

Tyro Nelson County, VA Last week we told you all about the massive snowstorm that hit the Central Virginia Blue Ridge area. Many people in the vallies saw 8 to 14 inches with the mountains along the BRP and Skyline Drive receiving as many as 29 inches in some places. Over two inches of rain […]

Tyro: Another Apple Butter Makin' Fest In The Books

Tyro: Another Apple Butter Makin’ Fest In The Books

[ 0 ] October 22, 2012

Tyro Nelson County, VA For years we’ve been telling you about the annual apple butter making festival at Flippin-Seaman Orchards in Tyro, Virginia. That’s in SW Nelson County at the foot of Route 56W headed up to Crabtree Falls and Montebello. See you at the 2013 Apple Butter Making Festival!

Pharsalia Contemplates Turning 200 In 2014!

Pharsalia Contemplates Turning 200 In 2014!

[ 0 ] September 9, 2012

Tyro Nelson County, VA In a little over a year, Pharsalia will turn 200 years old. Last week Dick & Foxie Morgan invited a few folks, including NCL, over to discuss how the rememberance and celebration could best be planned. “Rich in history, Pharsalia was originally built in 1814, by Thomas Massie and was given […]

Search On AT In Nelson Called Off : Update 1:33 PM 3.20.12

Search On AT In Nelson Called Off : Update 1:33 PM 3.20.12

[ 0 ] March 19, 2012

Tyro Nelson County, VA Updated 1:33PM EDT 3.20.12 Nelson Sheriff Brooks says the search for a possible missing hiker has been called off due to developing thunderstorms in the area of SW Nelson County. Numerous searchers are on horseback and in very high elevations. Nearby storms pose a great threat of lightning strikes to people […]

Nelson Lawmen Involved In Thursday Night High Speed Pursuit - Tyro Area

Nelson Lawmen Involved In Thursday Night High Speed Pursuit – Tyro Area

[ 0 ] December 29, 2011

View General Area Where Nelson Pursuit Ended in a larger map Above is the general area where the pursuit ended after deputies chased a suspect at speeds exceeding 90 MPH in the Massies Mill / Tyro area. Tyro Nelson County, Virginia Updated 11:30AM EST 12.30.11 Link to updated story here: http://bit.ly/ruDjZ6 Updated 5:00AM EST 12.30.11 […]

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