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The Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum concluded its third annual “O Christmas Tree” event on Tuesday, January 6.  Ten local organizations decorated trees for the enjoyment of the public.  From the beginning on November 29 until the close of the event on January 6, nearly 500 people came to see the display.  Many of the visitors…

A Community Tree

We are currently in the midst of the Sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of the American Civil War.  Often called the “War between Brothers”, the Civil War separated families physically and emotionally as family members often fought on separate sides of the war.  In 1864, the Civil War roared into Southwest Virginia.  Nearby Saltville, Virginia, as…