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…

What is “O Christmas Tree”?

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are your branches! O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are your branches! In beauty green will always grow Through summer sun and winter snow. O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are your branches! The fourth annual  “O Christmas Tree” event begins on Saturday, November 29 (Small…

New Website Sections

The Fields-Penn House website now hosts two new sections, a page listed under “Special Events” for the Virginia Highlands Festival and a page dedicated to the Civil War Sesquicentennial (see Civil War 150 in the toolbar). The Fields-Penn’s Virginia Highlands Festival section is dedicated to all “Living History” events and exhibitions during the 66th annual Virginia Highlands Festival.  Find…