The Bland County Historical Society is located in
the "old jail building." Volunteers are at the jail each
Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for research and shopping, and on other
days by appointment. Phone (276) 688-0088
Bland County Historical Society Office is open on Fridays from 9 am- 4 pm. Please come by and see us. Bring your
historical and genealogy questions and your shopping lists. Members
of the society are there to help you.
During the Fall season and until our Winter closure (December-April) The Bland County Historical Society
will be open on Fridays from 9am - 4pm, or anytime by
appointment. Call or e-mail to set up an appointment.
Over the past couple of years, we have made great headway in
collecting the yearbooks for Bland High School, Ceres High School
and Rocky Gap High School. We appreciate the many people who have
answered our call for yearbooks. We are still missing a few. Please
check the list of missing yearbooks
and see if you have one we could have.
The Home Sweet Homes of Bland County, 2015 Bland County Historical
Society Calendar has arrived and is available at our office each
Friday till December.
We had a great Membership Meeting Saturday, September 13. Bob Lockett, Past Pres. of the Wythe County
Genealogical and Historical Society, presented a fascinating program about
the basic concepts in DNA testing. He will be giving an advanced
seminar on DNA at the
Family History Institute of Southwest Virginia
Conference on March28, 2015. If you missed the membership meeting
and are interested in learning more about DNA come by the office and
read his powerpoint presentation.