Virginia’s Forgotten Canneries: A History in Labels

June 9, 2017-June 17, 2017


Blue Ridge Institute and Museum

20 Museum Drive
Ferrum, VA 24088

Learning Opportunity
Visual or Performing Arts


9:00-5:00, M-F, 10:00-5:00 on Saturday and 1:00-5:00 on Sunday

From the late-1800's to the 1950's, hundreds of small commercial canneries dotted the Virginia countryside. Where did they all go? Their story is told through 500+ vintage labels, photos, interviews, and canning equipment. Visit the Jessie Ball duPont Fund Gallery to see this unique exhibit. Free. BACK TO ALL EVENTS