Tag: swannanoa

Swannanoa, Royal Orchard focus of history lecture at Wayne Theatre

Edward Lay presents the monthly history lecture at the Wayne Theatre titled “Mansions of the Blue Ridge: Swannanoa and Royal Orchard” on Tuesday, June 28.


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office investigating destruction of property at Swannanoa

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sept. 8 property-crime incident at the Swannanoa Country Club.


Inside Swannanoa: Builders of the mysterious mansion on the mountain

James and Sallie Dooley used their great wealth to shape a dream in marble on a mountaintop above Waynesboro. On Sunday, March 29, historian Dale Wheary will speak at the Augusta County Government Center about this fascinating couple, their passion, their connections to the Valley and the magnificent Swannanoa they inspired and built nearby.