Hand's-On-History Camp 2017

Historic Sandusky’s first annual Hands-on History Camp was a hit among this year’s campers. In response to the question “what did you dislike the most about the camp” on our anonymous evaluation, campers wrote “I liked all of it”, “not much”, and “nothing”. This year’s camp was held July 17th through 21st. The purpose of the camp was to cultivate an interest in history without using the traditional classroom-textbook style approach to learning. Campers explored history through archaeology, architecture, different forms of communication, horticulture, medicine, and symbols or flags. The campers also had the opportunity to tour the historic home and watch our Emmy award winning documentary, Hu

Getting to know Virginia

My name is Cody Cole and I am a Digital Archivist at Historic Sandusky. Although my major is in political science, history has always been my passion. I came to work Sandusky at the beginning of 2017 through a Westover Honors class on the Civil War. The purpose of the class was to design a digital history site for Sandusky. I came to Sandusky three times a week and spent my time reading and summarizing letters from the Bell Collection, which was donated back in January of 2017. After reading and summarizing each letter, I would then scan them into a digital file, with the goal of digitizing every letter and document in the collection. Much of the letters I scanned were written by Virginia Sh

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Historic Sandusky 

757 Sandusky Drive

Lynchburg Virginia, 24502

Phone: 1- (434) - 832 - 0162

E-mail: info@historicsandusky.org

Historic Sandusky is currently closed due to the pandemic. Visitors can walk the grounds and take a self-guided tour using our new self-guided tour brochure available on the wall of the visitor center.

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