Lewis-Preston-Fleming Lives Converged in Our Area

Lewis-Preston-Fleming Lives Converged in Our Area

By ASHLEY WEBB, Curator, HSWV Andrew Lewis, William Preston, and William Fleming helped shape the course of history for Southwestern Virginia. Others also influenced our area, but these three left a physical legacy that can be seen in the collection of the Historical...
Industry ‘Vagabonds’ camped in Virginia

Industry ‘Vagabonds’ camped in Virginia

In the summer of 1918, four celebrities, a slew of staff, and a caravan of cars stopped in Roanoke for a few hours on a two-week long camping trip through Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.  Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and John Burroughs – essayist...
Virtual visits with museum manager

Virtual visits with museum manager

Museum manager Lynsey Allie has begun a series of virtual visits to different parts of the O. Winston Link and History Museum of Western Virginia exhibits. Walk along with her. The first look is at the Pocahontas Gallery. Click here: https://youtu.be/8hULn1rQMEg Send...