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Lives Changed Forever

Lives Changed Forever

Jolly old Saint Nick gets escorted by local volunteer firefighters through many neighborhoods in December, as a sort of precursor to Christmas.

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Jolly old Saint Nick gets escorted by local volunteer firefighters through many neighborhoods in December, as a sort of precursor to Christmas.

Keeping History Alive

Keeping History Alive

“We want to enlighten people and preserve history about local Black education prior to integration,” says Northside High School alumnus Silas Musgrove, a retired educator, school guidance counselor and coach.

Fixated on His Future

Fixated on His Future

Kaleb Jeffries watches only one TV channel — The Weather Channel. The repeated use of drone footage in covering storms and viewing ocean life from above fascinates the 23-year-old.

A Very American Celebration

A Very American Celebration

When it first opened, American Celebration on Parade offered only self-guided tours. Present-day visitors, however, will find themselves treated to a delightful, 45-minute guided tour of the vast warehouse and its colorful contents.

Making The Cut

Making The Cut

Mercer’s passion for rocks and gemstones began as a child. He says one of his earliest memories is taking an empty chocolate candy box that his father gave his mother for Valentine’s Day, and filling it instead with colorful rocks found in his Cape Cod, Mass., hometown.

A Museum Piece

A Museum Piece

In addition to the Elk Run Mining Company, Harrisonburg is also home to The Museum of American Jewelry Design & Manufacturing, operated by Hugo Kohl.