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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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Goolsby’s Incident report according to Charlie Davis, Capt. of the batteau “Virginia Creeper”

From Wingina to Howardsville we had major rain, at times you couldn’t see 2 hundred yards. We lowered the canvas and a half a dozen kayakers came over to the batteau for shelter. Two women and one fellow stayed aboard for the rest of the trip. Jack and one of the women, Maggie the RN,…


Scottsville – 2012 JRBF News

The Town of Scottsville came alive on Wednesday night as the batteaux arrived! The festivities by the town center went well I heard. The Tap Room was crazy with old-timey batteau people singing and dancing until late in the evening. I’ll get some photos of the boats at the ramp this morning and I’ll “see…