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JRBF-2021-Maiden’s Landing – June 26, 2021 – 36th annual James River Batteau Festival ends quietly at Maiden’s Landing.

The 36th annual James River Batteau Festival ended on a nice day at Maiden’s Landing in Powhatan, Virginia. The new batteau built by Andrew Shaw and his friends came poling in looking great and was the first to arrive. Bill Trout was up on the bank overlooking the bridge and boat ramp area. He was…

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JRBF 2021 Food Vendors

Food Vendors that are planning to be at the 2021 JRBF: GALT’S MILL: El Cabritos Food Truck: Menu posted by food truck. No Breakfast BENT CREEK: VITO’S Pizza: Pizza & Subs No Breakfast WINGINA Mexican Food Truck: Menu posted by food truck. No Breakfast HOWARDSVILLE: Masonic Lodge Group at Camp-Kitchen: Spaghetti Breakfast cooked on site.…

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JRBF-Maiden’s Landing, June 22, 2019.

Maiden’s Landing was busy and the parking lot full when I arrived in mid-afternoon and it was starting to get hot and was real hot inside the facilities in the field.  It was surprising to see the Mary Marshall at the landing earlier than expected. Andrew Shaw and his crew took the batteau out and…

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James River Batteau Festival – Maps to sites:

There is a new page with this information in the menu bar and also posted here: “Rucker Landing” – Amherst Public Boat Ramp Percival’s Island Galt’s Mill Bent Creek Wingina Howardsville Scottsville Slate River Cartersville Maiden’s Landing

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Lisa Barbieri from the batteau “Clifton Lee” with Maiden’s landing in sight for the first time on her new batteau!

Lisa Barbieri from the batteau “Clifton Lee” loves this photo of her standing on the front of her new boat approaching the Maiden’s bridge. She said: “I love that picture of me named water willow.  My crew member Keith Flanagan snapped that as I was taking the Clifton Lee into Maidens.  The colors are amazing and…

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Maiden’s Landing – 2012 JRBF News

The batteau “Slate River” arrived first at Maiden’s on Saturday afternoon. Photos from Maiden’s Landing: Maiden’s Landing was calm and laid back as the batteaux slowly started coming in. T-shirt sales for the JRBF were going well. I was excited to get a nice golf shirt with the sweep jrbf logo (not the old oval…