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June 15th, 2015

The Virginia Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with the Center for Coldwaters Restoration and the City of Waynesboro, has completed a master plan for its proposed natural science interpretive….

June 9th, 2015

Ask any professional wrestling fan who Vince McMahon is, they all will surely know.  But not many people know that Vince McMahon, the professional wrestling promoter and CEO of World….

June 7th, 2015

There is a small piece of Waynesboro history on New Hope Road. Behind the Purple Foot Restaurant, before you get to the Red Brick House, there is a 1.3 acre….

June 6th, 2015

For more than 60 years, Durland Mustain was a fixture in downtown Waynesboro where he repaired and sold all types of watches. His subtle craftsmanship was refined by his early….

June 5th, 2015

Walking into the pink house on Pine Avenue, the first thing Byrd Rawlings’ visitors see is a 90 mm artillery shell filled with colorful umbrellas. The 86-year-old retired Army captain….

May 27th, 2015

The Stonewall Brigade Band was created prior to the Civil War, over a hundred and fifty years ago.  It is now a community band that calls Staunton, Virginia home and….

May 16th, 2015

The two-time defending Valley League champion Waynesboro Generals are preparing for their 93rd season of baseball in 2015. The Generals franchise traces its roots to 1923, which for local history….

May 11th, 2015

One of the most famous letters George Washington wrote was to his wife Martha after he was put in charge of the Continental Army in June, 1775.  The letter is….

May 6th, 2015

Travel wasn’t fast or fancy in the 1830’s.  A superb horseman and military man, Andrew Jackson made his way from Washington, D.C. to his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.  It was….

April 28th, 2015

Ruth Swortzel Porter shares with us the history of the German School just outside of Waynesboro in Augusta County.  She is a descendant of the Hildebrands and her article is….