Wingina Site – 2012 JRBF News

Wingina Site – 2012 JRBF News

Batteau, Galt's Mill site of the JRBF, Wingina
[singlepic id=615 w=320 h=240 float=center] The Batteau "Spirit of Buckingham" departs Wingina Tuesday Morning in route to Howardsville. Photos from Wingina: [nggallery id=14] Wingina was laid back and beautiful as usual. Nothing could be fina than to be in Wingina so they say. Ond boy waiting for the Maple Run said it was his first time at Wingina. In the lazy afternoon sun Monday afternoon as I walked down the path in Wingina I stopped to see all sorts of folks from the Batteau Festival. It was good to visit with Charlie and Jason Hatcher as Charlie cut up bear meat to make stew and Jason showed me his hi-tech music attachments inside his old car. Jason had made use of an old ipod and some kind of music box…
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Galt’s Mill Site – 2012 JRBF News

Galt’s Mill Site – 2012 JRBF News

Batteau, Batteau Breakup, Galt's Mill site of the JRBF, Grace of the James
[singlepic id=367 w=320 h=240 float=center] Above: Ned Nelson cleaning the beautiful Cedar deck boards onboard the new Batteau "Fine Creek Mill". The Galt's Mill site of the 2012 James River Batteau Festival was nice and beautiful. The dark green stalks of the cornfield in the background of the length of the campsite was pretty. Batteau People of the Corn or something like that as people camped in various spaces where there was no corn by the road. On the river exciting things were happening for Capt. Mason Basten and his crew of the batteau "Grace of the James". Various versions of "what happened" to Mason's boat floated around the campsite on Saturday night. Seems that the boat had some rotten boards along one place and the boat broke kind of…
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