The boats will travel down the James River for the next week.
Joe Stinnett is retired editor of The News & Advance and The Roanoke Times. He is a member of the Cardinal News Journalism Advisory Committee. He lives in Lynchburg.
Lynchburg set to honor famous educator
Josiah Holbrook, who led the Lyceum movement in the 1800s, died in the city in 1854 while collecting rocks for study.
Celebrating the James for eight days on the river
15 batteaux launch from Lynchburg on June 18.
Founder of controversial ‘1619 Project’ speaks in Lynchburg
Nikole Hannah-Jones says her work aims to help Americans better understand their nation’s complex history.
Roanoke railroad history lives on down by the bay
Renovated coach headed for final resting place on Cape Charles farm.
Founder of public education in Virginia finally gets recognition in Lynchburg
Only Richmond has more historical markers to Black History.
‘The graveyards always look fresh’
Part II: How a 19th century movement to colonize Liberia doomed free Black families from Franklin County.
Colonization movement doomed free Black families from Franklin County
Part I: ‘Where the complexion shall be no barrier.’
Lynchburg hikers place evergreen tributes at WWII crash site on Bedford mountain
The wreaths honor crew of military plane that crashed at the Peaks of Otter.