Thursday, February 21, 2019

29th annual
Brocks Gap Heritage Day
Sat., April 27, 2019

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at Broadway High School*
269 Gobbler Dr., Broadway, VA

This year's festival features three programs:

11:00 Ghost Stories from Fulks Run, by Ronnie W. Fulk
12:30 D-Day Heroes: Harrison May & Orville Neff
            by Joe T. May & Lois May Rhodes
  2:00 Yankeetown--the Real Story, by Mary Ann Yarsinske

Heritage Day covers the communities and families of Fulks Run, Bergton, and Criders. 

  • Over 140 photo displays of scenes and people. 
  • Other researchers will attend to gather and share information on their families and areas of research. 
  • Family, local, and regional histories available for research.
  • Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society will be there with a wide selection of books for sale.
  • Turner Ham sandwiches and other lunch items can be purchased.

To reserve table space for researchers or display, 
contact Pat before April 20.

Sponsors: Garnett Turner & Pat Turner Ritchie, 540 662-1475,

*New location because Fulks Run Elementary is unavailable because of renovations.
Fawley historians Howard Fawley (left)
and Paul Fawley (red shirt) have attended
nearly every Heritage Day. 
Left to right: Dennis Lee, Joe T. May,
and David F. Ritchie.
Joe May and Dave Ritchie were
speakers at the 2018 Heritage Day.
Turner Ham sandwiches and other refreshments
available for sale. Peggie Turner (left)
and Ron Turner (middle), 2018.
Researchers using Pat's personal library
of history books during the day.

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