The Bland County Historical Society is located in
the "old jail building." Volunteers are at the jail each
Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for research and shopping, and on other
days by appointment. Phone (276) 688-0088
The Bland County
Historical Society Office is open every Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. We can also fill
orders on other days for books and accessories and answer questions
submitted by email at info@BlandCountyHistSoc.org or by phone at
The spectacular 2016 Bland County Historical Society Calendar
featuring Landmarks of Bland County is now available at the Bland
County Historical Society office located in the old jail.
Cost of the calendar is $15.00, add $5.00 for mailing.
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.
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.