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Lynchburg senior works with hundreds of artifacts in Historic Sandusky lab

April 24, 2019

In an archaeology lab at Historic Sandusky, Eric Taylor ’19 sifts through a brown paper bag filled with relics from the past. He brushes them gently with a toothbrush to remove the caked dirt and reveal the artifact under the grime.

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Plan Your Visit

Historic Sandusky is located just off of Fort Avenue and less than 2 miles from the University of Lynchburg campus. Visitors can visit the museum, view the Emmy Award-winning documentary "Hunters Raid: The Battle for Lynchburg," and tour the restored Sandusky house. 

Historic Sandusky

Sandusky served as Union Headquarters during the Battle of Lynchburg, however it has seen more than 200 year of local and national history. Though the house was built in the Federal era our restoration and interpretation reflects Sandusky as it appeared 1850-1870. 

University of Lynchburg

Historic Sandusky is owned and operated by the University of Lynchburg. Sandusky provides experiential learning opportunities for its students, faculty and staff. The site is also open to the public 


Historic Sandusky 

757 Sandusky Drive

Lynchburg Virginia, 24502

Phone: 1- (434) - 832 - 0162


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Closed January/February (tour by appointment)

Beginning March open Saturdays: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other days by Appointment

Historic Sandusky is owned and operated by

the University of Lynchburg. Visit the University of Lynchburg website at

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