• Tasting Western Virginia

    Aug 29, 2014
    Throughout September the History Museum's blog will feature traditional recipes from Western Virginia found in "The New Blue Ridge Cookbook". Each week we will be attempting to create a new dish and posting our experiences and the recipes. Make sure you check back periodically to see what we've got cooking!

  • Endangered Artifact Contest

    Jul 31, 2014
    The Kegley Family Buggy is a Top 10 Endangered Artifacts: 2014 Nominee! Make sure you cast your vote daily!

  • Me at the Museum

    Jul 25, 2014
    Me at the Museum will now be hosted at the O. Winston Link Museum every Friday at 10am. The month of August will feature animals, with a special animal guest each week. For more information please contact the O. Winston Link Museum at: (540)982-5465. 101 Shenandoah Avenue Roanoke, VA 24011

  • Puttin' On The Ritz Exhibit Now Open

    Jul 11, 2014
    Puttin' On The Ritz: The Roanoke Valley During The 1920's and 1930's exhibit is open and will remain on display through November 2014!


  • Lunch box Lecture: George Kegley

    12:00pm - Sep 4, 2014
    George Kegley will speak on his experiences during his 40 year journalism career and 50 years of working with the Historical Society of Western Virginia.

    Reservations Appreciated.

  • Me at the Museum

    10:00am - Sep 5, 2014
    Bring your toddlers in this Friday for a story and craft.

    Free for family-membership holders. $3.00 for non-members

    Location: O. Winston Link Museum.
    101 Shenandoah Avenue
    Roanoke, VA 24011

  • Top of the Town

    Sep 19, 2014
    Save the date! The second annual Top of the Town dinner will be on September 19 2014. Come enjoy dinner and spectacular views on the roof of Center in the Square.

    Dinner provided by Olive Garden and entertainment provided by the Downing Brothers Band.

    *tickets available through September 15, 2014*

  • Kegley Lecture Series: Nelson Harris and Marshall Harris

    7:00pm - Sep 23, 2014
    Nelson Harris and Marshall Harris will speak on their new book, "Aviation in Roanoke". Published in May 2014 the book covers the history of aviation in Roanoke beginning in 1910.

  • 2014 Fall Bus Tour

    Oct 22, 2014
    Save the date!
    October 22nd-23rd
    The 2014 Fall Bus Tour will be heading to Northern Virginia to explore the rich history of the region! Possible stops include: Oatlands-Historic House and Gardens, Morven Park, Marshall House, and the Manassas Battlefields!

    Tickets now available online or by calling (540) 342-5770