History comes alive in our highly sought after Discover series, published by The Roanoke Times from 2015 to 2019. Sixteen issues explore topics such as local legends and folklore told in the rolling ridges across Southwest Virginia, notable people who helped shape the region and the unmistakable structures that define our local landscape.

History and Heritage

  • Issue No. 1 - 1875 to 1900
  • Issue No. 2 - 1900 to 1925
  • Issue No. 3 - 1925 to 1950 (sold out)
  • Issue No. 4 - 1950 to 1975 (sold out)

Mysteries of the Southwest Virginia

  • Issue No. 5 - Secrets and Spirits
  • Issue No. 6 - Modern Mysteries
  • Issue No. 7 - Rioting, Revolution & War (sold out)
  • Issue No. 8 - Stompin', Storms & Moonshine

Southwest Virginia Personalities

  • Issue No. 9 - Our region in Portrait 1850-1900
  • Issue No. 10 - Our region in Portrait 1900-1925
  • Issue No. 11 - The War 1925-1950
  • Issue No. 12 - They Heard The Call 1950-1975

Southwest Virginia Landmarks

  • Issue No. 13 - Grand Visions 1750-1875
  • Issue No. 14 - Strong Foundations 1875-1900 (sold out)
  • Issue No. 15 - Greater ambition 1900-25
  • Issue No. 16 - Lasting Landmarks 1925-75

Discover magazines are available at select locations or for purchase at The Roanoke Times offices at 201 Campbell Ave. S.W., Roanoke VA 24011. To order a copy directly or for pricing information, click on one of the links below.

For BULK ORDERS (schools and business), email us at discovermag@roanoke.com