Warrens Ferry

Warrens Ferry – Wednesday June 24th, 2020

Down river from Howardsville is Warrens Ferry. A cable is what you can see of the old ferry. Sitting by the river a while I heard a batteau across the river playing music and singing the old boatmans songs and it was cool hearing it all the way across the river sitting under a big…

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Wingina was beautiful as usual today!

The mid afternoon sun glowing through the trees along the walkway by the river in Wingina was beautiful today! I arrived to find Bill Trout sitting with long time batteauist and musician Jason Hatcher and his friend on the other side of Bill playing a guitar and singing. The man with the guitar said that…

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Batteaux begin their 35th annual journey down the James River

I Headed down to the river real early this morning hoping to catch some of the fog on the river behind the boats. I arrived at the private landing as it was getting a little daylight and there was no fog. The water was down a lot from the day before and I took a…

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Batteaux ready to go with the flow…

As the mighty James River continues to drop back down from the highs a couple of days ago, the batteaux are looking real good to go! The private landing area near lynchburg showed much improvement in the water levels on Saturday morning. The crew of the batteau Jubilee were onboard and were happy and excited…