Above is a historic photo of the Ingles cabin in Radford.

Registrations to submit works are now being accepted for a Plein Air Art Show depicting aspects of colonial heroine Mary Draper Ingles’ life through area landmarks.


The show will run June 12 through Aug. 3 at Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery, which is co-sponsoring the event with The Long Way Home, Inc., as part of Radford City’s Mary Draper Ingles Weekend celebration in late July.

This non-juried event of two-dimensional works will feature 15 to 25 artists with the number of submissions allowed dependent on the total registrants. Entry fee is $20 with a deadline of March 23 or until all spots are filled.

The capture of Ingles in 1755 by Shawnees during the French and Indian War and her epic journey back home to the New River Valley is a story that has become widely known over the past couple of centuries through a…



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