Drawing of the Bland County Jail Bland
Picture of the jail

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

F. B. Kegley Library at WCC- Local Resource for Bland County Historical Society Members:

An often overlooked local resource to Bland County Historical Society Members is the F. B. Kegley Library at WCC. They have a new archivist who has been very helpful. Please drop by and see if they have information that will help you in your pursuit of Bland County genealogy and history. The library was recently mentioned in The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter.

New Archivist Named for Kegley Library:

William A. "Bill" Veselik, a local genealogist and author with nearly 40 years of genealogical research experience, has been named the new Archivist at the Kegley Library.
Veselik is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.A. in History. He is also a member or past member of more than 20 hereditary, genealogical, and historical societies. He is currently pursuing his Certified Genealogist designation through the Board for Certification of Genealogists in Washington, D.C.

He will be available to assist patrons with a variety of genealogical and historical research projects.

His phone number is (276) 223-4876 and his email address is bveselik@wcc.vccs.edu.