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
BCHS IS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER.
REOPEN IN APRIL / MAY.
The Bland County
Historical Society Office is open every Friday from 9 am to 4 pm
December. While on winter break 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
the big flood of
happened 60 years ago this month.
The Bland County Historical Society
Quarterly Meeting was held on Saturday December 3rd at the
jail. A business meeting included election of officers
and 3 new board members for 2017. A Christmas Social
with refreshments was enjoyed by all. And a long time volunteer was honored for her
years of service.
Jenny Gills Honored at the Winter Quarterly Meeting.
Long-time volunteer, Jenny Gills, was rewarded with an honorary lifetime
membership to the Bland County Historical Society at the Winter Quarterly
Membership Meeting. Jenny has been a faithful volunteer with BCHS since
its inception in the 1990s. She is always willing to accept
responsibility for completing tasks assigned to her. Thank you Jenny for
Molly Thompson, President is shown in the picture presenting a
certificate acknowledging her honorary lifetime membership in the Bland
County Historical Society. Thank you Jenny for all you do!