Nancy Stark’s work highlights train details

Nancy Stark’s work highlights train details

As a companion to the just-opened New Look at Link: His Life and Legacy exhibit, Roanoke artist Nancy Stark has mounted a showing in the Link Museum’s Trackside Gallery of her vibrantly colored, large-scale paintings of railroad cars. The exhibit will run through Nov....
Historic Pump Station Now Open Sat-Sun

Historic Pump Station Now Open Sat-Sun

Long before the arrival of the first westward explorers in what is now Roanoke, the waters of Crystal Spring contributed to the area’s water supply and industry. It began when Scots-Irish immigrants settled in the region in the mid-1700s, and the Evans family...
Link on the bus and at the bar

Link on the bus and at the bar

A New Look at Link: His Life and Legacy exhibit, which opens June 29 at the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke, explores the logistics behind the internationally known photographer’s techniques. The exhibit also is featured prominently on Valley Metro buses and on the...
Catalog a journey through Botetourt history

Catalog a journey through Botetourt history

A new catalog, “Botetourt County: 250+1 Years of Delight,” has gone on sale online and in the Gift Shop of the Historical Society of Western Virginia. Authored by Curator Ashley Webb, this catalog acts as a record for the exhibition “Botetourt County: 250+1 Years of...
Historic boutique hotel built as bank

Historic boutique hotel built as bank

Liberty Trust Hotel, which opened in downtown Roanoke in March, has been hailed by Forbes Magazine and UK Times News as one of the “highly anticipated hotels” debuting in 2022. The Liberty Trust building, which opened in 1910 as home to First National Bank, is on the...