James River Batteau Festival

2020 JRBF Information

June 5th, 2020 – JRBF update from Chairman Andrew Shaw: “There will be no official James River Batteau Festival this year and as such no public launch party at Percivals Island in Lynchburg, and no festival activities in Scottsville. The Batteau crews will make their journey from Lynchburg to Richmond stopping at their traditional stops, minimal…

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Minnie Lee May McGehee, Rest in Peace

“We have come to an end of an era”, said Bill Trout upon hearing the sad news of  Minnie Lee McGehee’s passing. We are sad to announce the passing of VC&NS Lifetime Member, Mrs. Minnie Lee McGehee. Minnie Lee was a lifetime member of the VC&NS. She wrote many articles for The Tiller and wrote many books…