Botetourt County celebrates 250th anniversary with short film, live performances
BUCHCANAN, Va This weekend Botetourt County is celebrating its 250th anniversary. Buchanan Theater will host a Botetourt County 250th Anniversary event with a locally-produced short film about Looneys Ferry, the introduction of the newly-published history of Botetourt County and the performance of the countys 250th anniversary song. Tickets must be acquired in advance and there are a limited number available to ensure proper social distancing at the presentations. David Austin and Ted McAllister wrote and recorded the 250th Anniversary song, Where My Home and My Heart Meet.They will open the performances with the song and will have four-song anniversary CDs available at each presentation. Malfourd Bo Trumbo will introduce the historical short film Looneys Ferry: Western Migration in Botetourt County. The film uses Joshua Frys and Peter Jeffersons 1755 version of their map of Virginia to introduce Looneys Ferry on the James River at what is now Buchanan.