Author Reveals Father’s Efforts to Confront Segregation.

Author Reveals Father’s Efforts to Confront Segregation.

On Feb. 27, Kegley Lectures features Penny Blue who will discuss her book, A Time to Protest: Leadership Lessons from My Father Who Survived the Segregated South for 99 Years. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Books will be available for sale. Blue says, “This book is a...
1800s’ Persinger Mill Topic of January Lecture

1800s’ Persinger Mill Topic of January Lecture

Veteran author and researcher Betsy Biesenbach of Roanoke will discuss her arduous research to locate Persinger Mill for the Kegley lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church. Buried in the heavy clay riverbank about 600 yards from the west side...
‘Hat for All Occasions’ Exhibit

‘Hat for All Occasions’ Exhibit

Bespoke: Millinery from the Permanent Collection honors Roanoke resident and History Museum volunteer Sara Airheart for her 95th birthday. This millinery exhibit showcases the ostentatious, demure and highly fashionable hats that once graced the windows of downtown...