Civil War at the Salt Works Aug 6, 2017

In cooperation with the Virginia Highlands Festival, the Museum of the Middle Appalachians in Saltville, VA, will be showing “Civil War at the Salt Works”. The program will be Sunday, August 6, 2017, in the Museum Conference Room at 2:00 PM. The series of five video programs, normally available for viewing in the Museum’s Salt Theater, will be shown in a large group setting for introduction, historical development, and discussion. Adult admission to the Museum is $5.00 and anyone with a Virginia Highlands Magazine will get $1 off regular admission. Members are admitted free to all museum events. The five video programs run from eight minutes to twelve minutes and were produced by the College of William and Mary from field mapping data collected by Dr. Robert Whisonant and Dr. Clifford Boyd of Radford University. Video 1 tells the history of the Salt Works from salt-making Native Americans to the present day. Video 2 is about the importance of the Salt Works...
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