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September 8 Program: Winning the European Skies of WWII By Gregory Ehr On Thursday, September 8, at 2:00 p.m., Lt. Col. Bob Wilkerson, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), pictured here in his Blue Ridge Honor Flight shirt, will present the free program “Winning the European Skies of WWII.” The… Read More
July 28 Program: The Battle of Bunker Hill: Prelude to Independence By Gregory Ehr On Thursday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m., Jeff Brewer, a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, will present the free program “The Battle of Bunker Hill: Prelude to Independence.” The presentation will… Read More
By Mike Bazinet Marjorie K. Eastman, author of The Frontline Generation: How We Served Post 9/11, will speak on April 29 at the Transylvania County Library, 212 South Gaston St., Brevard, presented by the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. Eastman’s talk is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the library’s… Read More
On Monday, May 15, retired CIA Senior Intelligence Officer David Tyson will share his experiences leading the CIA response to the 9/11 attacks. He will speak at 7:00 PM in the Rogow Room at Transylvania County Library at 212 South Gaston Street in Brevard, NC. Admission is free, presented by… Read More
They Fought for Our Freedom The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas invites you to join us at Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room on December 2 at 2:00 P.M. for a free encore showing of “Through Their Eyes.” A series of six brief films tells the stories of America’s conflicts… Read More
Three N.C. D-Day Veterans Return to Normandy After 75 Years By Mike Bazinet for the TTimes Mark Hager, a US Army veteran, historian, teacher, and award-winning filmmaker, will present the documentary The Last Gathering: 75th Anniversary of D-Day on April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Co-Ed Theater, 79 West… Read More
On Wednesday, March 1 at 11:00 AM, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas will proudly re-open its doors with a warm welcome for everyone. Founder/Curator Emmett Casciato often says, “A visiting veteran will see one of our artifacts and begin telling a story. The veteran’s adult children will say… Read More
As the weather warms, spring fever leads many of us outside and to planning some trips. Whether an impromptu weekend getaway or looking ahead to what's happening later this season, there's no shortage of fun activities in the regions near the Parkway in spring. Read on for our breakdown of what's going on this season in each region of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read More
Margaret Stanback White received her BA from Harvard. Following a career as a research scientist, she began a career as a researcher and editor on nonfiction book projects about scientific breakthroughs and how they have changed the course of history. The P-51 Mustang was the first allied fighter plane… Read More
Reconnect with family, loved ones and friends with Winter and Spring savings now through March 31, 2024! Enjoy 15% off cottage rental rates for your perfect lakeside vacation with Wi-Fi near the Shenandoah National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway! Enjoy clean comfortable cedar vacation cottages, Wi-Fi, self-catering kitchens, private covered… Read More