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Top 10 Press Clippings 2015

Updated: November 4, 2015

1. VA. Association of Museums Seek Endangered Artifact Nominations
- NBC29 – Charlottesville, VA
- June 11, 2015
- http://www.nbc29.com/story/29299122/va-association-of-museums-seek-endangered-artifact-nominations
- Focus: Nominations

2. Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts – News Release – Virginia Association of Museums
- Old Town Post – Old Town, Alexandria, VA
- July 28, 2015
- http://oldtownpost.com/2015/07/28/virginias-top-10-endangered-artifacts-news-release-virginia-association-of-museums/
- Focus: Voting

3. Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts: Nominees Announced – Vote For Friendship Firehouse’s Engines!
- Alexandrianews.org – Alexandria, VA
- July 28, 2015
- https://www.alexandrianews.org/virginias-top-10-endangered-artifacts-nominees-announced-vote-for-friendship-firehouses-engines/
- Focus: Friendship Firehouse, Alexandria, 

4. Photo archive of Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office during Depression era on endangered artifacts list
- WSLS 10 NBC: Roanoke, VA
- July 31, 2015
- http://wsls.com/2015/07/31/photo-archive-of-roanoke-county-sheriffs-office-during-depression-era-on-endangered-artifacts-list/
- Focus: Salem Museum, Roanoke County Sheriff's Office Photo Archive

5. Arts & Extras: regional museums publicize 'endangered' artifacts
- The Roanoke Times: Roanoke, VA
- July 31, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/arts_and_entertainment/columns_and_blogs/blogs/arts_and_extras/arts-extras-regional-museums-publicize-endangered-artifacts/article_222990c2-379d-11e5-a90f-afa632768304.html
- Focus: Top 10 Program, National D-Day Museum, George C. Marshall Museum, Botetourt County Historical Society and Museum, Historical Society of Western Virginia, Salem Museum, Wilderness Road Regional Museum

6. Kluge-Ruhe Collection Nominates Piece for Endangered Artifact Competition
- NBC 29 – Charlottesville, VA
- August 1, 2015
- http://www.nbc29.com/story/29688139/kluge-ruhe-collection-nominates-piece-for-endangered-artifact-competition
- Focus: Kluge-Ruhe, UVA Charlottesville, Guymala’s painting Ngalkunburriyaymi and Ngalyod

7. Mathews relic among nominees for 'most endangered'
- Daily Press – Newport News, VA
- August 2, 2015
- http://www.dailypress.com/news/gloucester-county/dp-nws-mid-most-endangered-artifacts-list-20150802-story.html
- Focus: Mathews County Historical Society, Sally Tompkins, Middle Peninsula

8. Rare Bible at Bridgewater College nominated for statewide preservation program
- Augusta Free Press: Augusta County, VA
- August 2, 2015
- http://augustafreepress.com/rare-bible-at-bridgewater-college-nominated-for-statewide-preservation-program/
- Focus: Bridgewater College, The Venice Bible

9. Salem Museum nominates local crime photos for ‘Endangered Artifacts’ poll
- The Roanoke Times: Roanoke, VA
- August 3, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/community/sosalem/salem-museum-nominates-local-crime-photos-for-endangered-artifacts-poll/article_6ede2859-9472-5e7a-9f80-7e5338b69f9a.html
- Focus: Salem Museum, Roanoke County Sheriff's Office Photo Archive

10. Voting begins for Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts
- The Richmond Times Dispatch – Richmond, VA
- August 3, 2015
- http://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/ap/article_e79c5958-093b-5841-8a1b-036f6f7e84f2.html
- Focus: Voting

11. Voting has begun for Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts
- WRIC ABC 8 News: Richmond, VA
- August 4, 2015
- http://wric.com/2015/08/04/voting-has-begun-for-virginias-top-10-endangered-artifacts/
- Focus: Voting

12. Voting Begins for Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artfacts
- Real Radio 804: Tappahannock, VA
- August 4, 2015
- http://realradio804.com/voting-begins-for-virginias-top-10-endangered-artifacts/
- Focus: Voting

13. Piece in running for ‘most endangered artifact’
- The Southwest Times: Pulaski County, VA
- August 4, 2015
- http://www.southwesttimes.com/2015/08/piece-in-running-for-most-endangered-artifact/
- Focus: Wilderness Road Regional Museum, The Hance Store Ledger

14. Vote to save an endangered Civil War artifact
- The Washington Post: Washington, D.C.
- August 5, 2015
- http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/house-divided/wp/2015/08/05/vote-to-save-an-endangered-civil-war-artifact/
- Focus: Civil War, Mathews County Historical Society, Sally Tompkins coat, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Capt. Gary Grimes coat, Historic Sandusky Foundation, Col. James Hutter journal, Friendship Firehouse Museum, firefighting equipment, The African American Historical Society, metal and leather collar

15. Some nominees for Va.'s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts have Hampton Roads ties
- The Virginian-Pilot: Hampton Roads, VA
- August 5, 2015
- http://hamptonroads.com/2015/08/voting-begins-virginias-top-10-endangered-artifacts
- Focus: Hampton Roads nominees, Norfolk Historical Society, copy of Declaration of Independence, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Confederate jacket, Eastern Shore Historical Society, Needlepoint Sampler, reflection on previous Top 10 nominees from Hampton Roads

16. MSV Object Featured in Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts Competition
- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley – Press Release: Winchester, VA
- August 4, 2015
- http://themsv.org/news-room/msv-object-featured-virginia%E2%80%99s-top-10-endangered-artifacts-competition-0
- Focus: MSV, Portrait of Reverend Nathan Cook Brackett

17. Sally Tompkins’ coat in running for Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts
- Gloucester-Mathews Gazette Journal
- August 5, 2015
http://www.gazettejournal.net/index.php/news/news_article/sally_tompkins_coat_in_running_for_virginias_top_10_endangered_artifacts
- Focus: Mathews Historical Society, Sally Tompkins’ coat

18. Wilderness Road Regional Museum artifact among nominees for state's most endangered
- The Roanoke Times: Roanoke, VA
- August 6, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/nrv/community/wilderness-road-regional-museum-artifact-among-nominees-for-state-s/article_4d24cccc-7670-5eb7-8bc0-afbfd0b73cae.html
- Focus: Wilderness Road Regional Museum, Hance Store Ledger

19. Arts & Extras: Old 'Nipper' leads pack of endangered artifacts
- The Roanoke Times: Roanoke, VA
- August 7, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/arts_and_entertainment/columns_and_blogs/columns/arts_and_extras/arts-extras-old-nipper-leads-pack-of-endangered-artifacts/article_1e66185c-85e4-594d-ab18-22d0a5d08488.html
- Focus: Nipper, The Historical Society of Western Virginia

20. Pieces of history: Local artifacts finalists in Virginia contest
- InsideNOVA: Prince William County, VA
- August 10, 2015
- http://www.insidenova.com/headlines/pieces-of-history-local-artifacts-finalists-in-virginia-contest/article_3e44113a-3f0c-11e5-a7df-17307f7a48ae.html
- Focus: Northern Virginia, Loudon Museum, Old Fellow’s Ceremonial Cloth, Oatlands Historic House and Garden, Mrs. Eustis’ Mantle Clock, Town of Haymarket Museum, J.W. and Son Store Ledger, Occoquan Historical Society, Mill House Museum, Occoquan Iron Works Artifacts, c. 1755

21. Va. Shore sampler nominated for endangered list
- delmarvanow: Salisbury, MD
- August 11, 2015
- http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/virginia/2015/08/11/endangered-artifact/31452873/
- Focus: Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, Griffith Family Sampler

22. Botetourt County historical society enters Nancy Snider Sampler in VAM Endangered Artifacts program
- The Roanoke Times: Roanoke, VA
- August 13, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/community/botetourt_view/botetourt-county-historical-society-enters-nancy-snider-sampler-in-vam/article_de48071e-e1d1-5905-8c0c-f2e38f874503.html
- Focus: Botetourt County Historical Society, Nancy Snider Sampler

23. Art Notes for August 13 through August 19
- C’VILLE PULSE: The Daily Progress
- August 13, 2015
- http://www.dailyprogress.com/entertainment/art-notes-for-august-through-august/article_3640d83a-3aeb-11e5-9344-6741836b011d.html
- Focus: Kluge-Ruhe, "Ngalkunburriyaymi and Ngalyod"

24. Rob Hedelt: From a steamboat pilot house to new trails at Orange's Grelen, a grab bag of updates
- Fredericksburg.com: Powered by the Free Lance-Star
- August 16, 2015
- http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/columns/rob-hedelt-from-a-steamboat-pilot-house-to-new-trails/article_3f4d91fe-7726-54e4-866c-5b67a987fa8d.html
- Focus: Steamboat Era Museum, the pilothouse of the steamboat Potomac

25. Saving Storer history
- Spirit of Jefferson and Farmers Advocate: Charles Town, WV
- http://www.spiritofjefferson.com/life/article_8eafca4a-45f8-11e5-887f-33c490d9fcbd.html
- August 19, 2015
- Focus: All nominees.

26. Sunday is deadline to vote for Tompkins’ coat
- Gloucester-Mathews Gazette Journal: Gloucester County, VA
- August 19, 2015
- http://www.gazettejournal.net/index.php/news/news_article/sunday_is_deadline_to_vote_for_tompkins_coat
- Focus: Mathews County Historical Society, Sally Tompkins’ coat

27. Blast from the past: 3 Loudoun antiques nominated for Top 10 Endangered Artifacts list
- Loudon Times-Mirror: Washington, D.C.
- August 21, 2015
http://www.loudountimes.com/news/article/blast_from_the_past_3_loudoun_antiques_nominated_for_top_10_endangere342
- Focus: Northern Virginia, a jury drum (Clerk of the Circuit Court), an Old Fellows’ ceremonial cloth (Loudoun Museum), and Mrs. Eustis’ mantle clock (Oatlands Historic House and Gardens)

28. Occoquan iron artifacts make Top 10 list
- Washington Post: Washington, D.C.
- August 23, 2015
- http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/prince-william-county-news-in-brief/2015/08/21/eb08f190-4774-11e5-8e7d-9c033e6745d8_story.html
- Focus: Prince William County, Occoquan Historical Society’s Mill House Museum, three iron artifacts

29. Attention pleases Storer founder’s kin
- Spirit of Jefferson: Charles Town, WV
- August 26, 2015
- http://www.spiritofjefferson.com/news/article_70ca8bde-4b7d-11e5-91ef-1fb9b7a62b67.html
- Focus: Rev. Nathan Cook Bracket painting, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

30. Salem Museum photo collection named one of “Virginia’s Top 10 Most Endangered Artifacts”
- WSLS 10 NBC: Southwest, VA
- September 15, 2015
- http://wsls.com/2015/09/15/salem-museum-photo-collection-named-one-of-virginias-top-10-most-endangered-artifacts/
- Focus: Salem Museum and Historical Society, Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office photo collection

31. Civil War-Era Journal Among Ten "Endangered Artifacts" in Virginia
- WSET-TV ABC 13: Lynchburg, Danville, Roanoke, VA
- September 15, 2015
- http://www.wset.com/story/30040601/civil-war-era-journal-among-ten-endangered-artifacts-in-virginia
- Focus: James Risque Hutter's POW Journal, Historic Sandusky Foundation

32. Va. Shore sampler among top 10 endangered artifacts
- Delmarvanow: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia 
- September 16, 2015
- http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/virginia/2015/09/16/virginia-eastern-shore-sampler-among-top-endangered-artifacts/32499477/?from=global&sessionKey=&autologin=
- Focus: Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, Griffith Family Register sampler

33. Captain Sally’s coat misses making top 10 list
- Gloucester-Mathews Gazette Journal: Gloucester, VA
- September 16, 2015
- http://www.gazettejournal.net/index.php/news/news_article/captain_sallys_coat_misses_making_top_10_list
- Focus: Mathews County Historical Society, Sally Tompkins coat

34. Two Civil War artifacts make top 10 on Virginia endangered list
- The Washington Post – Washington, D.C.
- September 16, 2015
- https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/house-divided/wp/2015/09/16/two-civil-war-artifacts-make-top-10-on-virginia-endangered-list/
- Focus: James Risque Hutter POW journal, Historic Sandusky Foundation, Capt. Gary F. Grimes coat, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

35. Salem Museum photo collection named one of 'Virginia’s Top 10 Most Endangered Artifacts'
- The Roanoke Times – Roanoke, VA
- September 17, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/community/sosalem/salem-museum-photo-collection-named-one-of-virginia-s-top/article_10edef4a-210e-52f8-921d-335eb01afad0.html
- Focus: Salem Museum, Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office photo collection

36. Leesburg relic chosen for endangered artifact list
- Loudon Times-Mirror
- September 18, 2015
- http://www.loudountimes.com/news/article/leesburg_relic_chosen_for_endangered_artifact_list323
- Focus: Loudon Museum, 1835 jury drum

37. Items in Portsmouth, Eastern Shore among Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts
- The Virginian-Pilot
- September 20, 2015
- http://hamptonroads.com/2015/09/items-portsmouth-eastern-shore-among-virginias-top-10-endangered-artifacts
- Focus: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Confederate jacket of Capt. Cary F. Grimes, Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, Griffith sampler

 

38. Ledger makes endangered artifacts list
- The Southwest Times – Southwest, VA
- September 21, 2015
- http://www.southwesttimes.com/2015/09/ledger-makes-endangered-artifacts-list/
- Focus: Hance Store Ledger, Wilderness Road Regional Museum

39. Loudoun County news briefs: Jury lottery drum is selected as an endangered artifact
- The Washington Post – Washington, D.C.
- September 28, 2015
- https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/loudoun-county-news-in-brief/2015/09/25/e2d68ec0-5fbf-11e5-9757-e49273f05f65_story.html
- Focus: Jury lottery drum, Loudoun County Circuit Court

40. Museum association honors Occoquan artifacts
- Inside NOVA – Northern Virginia
- October 18, 2015
- http://www.insidenova.com/news/prince_william/museum-association-honors-occoquan-artifacts/article_a3e56db2-7608-11e5-9cbc-736be95363b9.html
- Focus: Occoquan Historical Society’s Mill House Museum, These items: an iron ingot, blacksmith vise, and a piece of conduit, were all crafted at the Occoquan Iron Works.

41. Hedelt: From the loss of an old pal and colleague to a museum designation, a grab-bag column
- Fredericksburg.com: Powered by the Free Lance-Star – Fredericksburg, VA
- October 20, 2015
- http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/columns/hedelt-from-the-loss-of-an-old-pal-and-colleague/article_2dd2ee9d-3318-5117-b965-2a02a814a1d9.html
- Focus: Irvington’s Steamboat Era Museum, The pilothouse from the steamboat “Potomac”

42. Hance Store exhibit opens at Newbern museum
- The Roanoke Times: Roanoke, VA
- October 30, 2015
- http://www.roanoke.com/nrv/community/hance-store-exhibit-opens-at-newbern-museum/article_c6db9d38-eaa1-5c18-a8a7-873a4c06e846.html
- Focus: Hance Store Ledger, Wilderness Road Regional Museum

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