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There is no question that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was an important one. This Amendment gave women the right to vote. Today, we pay respects to the women who fought hard for this prestigious cause. It's hard to imagine a time when women were not treated equally as men in regards to their privilege to vote. Today I speak with two very special guests, Karen Hester and Jan Medeiros. Two amazing ladies who are...

In today's episode, I had the chance to speak with Michael Gillman about the work he does at the Thomas J. Boyd Museum in Wytheville, Virginia. Michael is the Coordinator of Heritage Sites and Programs for the Wytheville Department of Museums. The Department of Museums includes three museums and a museum gift shop located in downtown Wytheville. I had the pleasure of visiting the Thomas J. Boyd museum for a feature story on the Polio pandemic,...

With so many great things going on around the region of Southwest, Virginia we wanted to find an outlet to share those stories. Today, we are so excited to announce the "Stories from Southwest Virginia" Podcast! Our slogan is "Heritage, People, & Culture". On this audio journey, you will be able to hear the stories that make SWVA such a unique and beautiful place. You'll get to know about our rich cultural heritage and history, our amazing...