Historic Sandusky, in partnership with the University of Lynchburg, is dedicated to providing educational opportunities and career development for students and the public by preserving and interpreting the history of slavery, the Civil War, and 19th-century American life.
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 throug
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 201