Greene's Mountain Heritage: An Open House at Cecil Mission
The Cecil Mission near Stanardsville.
Join The Piedmont Environmental Council on Saturday, April 22nd for a trip back in time to learn about the mountain culture of Virginia’s Blue Ridge. On the land of the Cecil Mission in Greene County, which was organized around 1910, this event will include tours of the mission’s chapel building, family photo displays, memorabilia, oral histories, and a historical overview of the area.
Members of the Taylor, Lamb, Samuels, Conley, Herring, Meadows, Collier, Roach, Shifflett and many other families will be present to discuss their memories of the mountain life in Greene County. Archival materials, including early film footage of the area and historic maps, will also be on display.
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Enjoy light refreshments and conversation at the Mission throughout the day and live music from local musicians.
The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Driving directions to the event parking area will be emailed prior to the event. Elderly or disabled visitors can be dropped off at the church. Check in with parking staff upon arrival.