The Bland County
Historical Society Office is open every Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.
(Note that during September only, we will also be open on Sundays
from 2 pm to 4pm.) And as always we will continue to fill orders for
books and accessories and answer questions submitted by email or by
Should you wish to ask us to investigate some genealogical or
historical questions about Bland County, please send an email
message to firstname.lastname@example.org
BCHS will have lots of new items for sale at the Festival Of
Leaves October 8,9. A new book, a new ornament, the 2017 Calendar,
and also will be hosting a Cruise In!
Pictures and Details
WAR MEMORIAL PROJECT - VOLUNTEERS
Reunions scheduled for
The Bland County Historical Society
September 2016 Quarterly Newsletter
A new resource for members
The Kegley Library
founders of the Bland County Historical Society,
Zareda Shufflebarger Earnest and Nancy Clark Tate (recently passed
away see her
obituary) enter the Hall of Fame
April 9, 1865, just over 150 years ago, Confederate general Robert
E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia to the Union’s
Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, signaling the
beginning of the end of the Civil War.
a tongue-in-cheek look at why
genealogy research can be difficult at times.
index of Bland
County Historical Society obituary holdings is now available
online. Many thanks to volunteers Barbara Kemp, Virginia Gills, and
for their tireless work on this project. Index updated 08/16/16.
Over the past couple of years, we have made great headway in
collecting the yearbooks for Bland High School, Ceres High School
and Rocky Gap High School. We appreciate the many people who have
answered our call for yearbooks. We are still missing a few. Please
check the list of missing yearbooks
and see if you have one we could have.
of Newspapers in Bland County.
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