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08 April 2018

Photos Courtesy of Connie Geary
Mayor Nancy Gill (R) and Elizabeth Knotts (L) at CBS
Scottsville Mayor Nancy Gill (R) and Councilor Elizabeth Knotts (L) addressed the
crowd who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the canal packet boat recently
completed at Canal Basin Square (CBS).  Funds for this project were provided
by the Town of Scottsville.


John Bowers, William Trout, and Tim Small at CBS Canal Boat
John Bowers, William Trout, and Tim Small (L to R) listened to the various presenters' speeches as they stood in front of the canal boat.  Tim Small served as team leader of the Scottsville volunteers, who began building this packet boat in 2006, and John was a very active member of his team.  Dr. Trout is a trustee of the Virginia Canals and Navigation Society and has faithfully supported this canal project with historical guidance and encouragement.

Visitors sitting at batteau display at CBS
These attendees of the ribbon-cutting enjoyed sitting beside the batteau on display at CBS.

Visitors standing by James River Brewery stand at CBS
The ribbon-cutting ceremony featured live music, catering by the Luv'n Oven, and beer
from the James River Brewery.


L to R:  David Oakland, Nancy Takahashi, and John Bowers
Shown above are (L to R): David Oakland, Nancy Takahashi, and John Bowers.
  Nancy served as the landscape architect for the Canal Basin Square project and
is based in Charlottesville.


Visitors enjoying the Museum exhibits and conversation
(L to R): Claire Mellow; Evelyn Edson, President of Scottsville Museum;
Callie Bowers; and John Bowers.


Visitors enjoying the Museum exhibits and conversation
(L to R): Kit Decker; Elizabeth Knotts, Scottsville Councilor;
and Amy Moyer, Scottsville Clerk.


2018 Docent Reception
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