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.
by Jaylyn Smith '22 My name is Jaylyn Smith and I am a history major at the University of Lynchburg. For my senior year I was given the opportunity to intern at the Historic Sandusky. This semester has been a wonderful experience as I have gained a better understanding about the kind of museum work I might want to do after graduation. Last week, on the recommendation of Historic Sandusky, I was awarded the Professional Scholarship to attend the 2022 Virginia Association Museu
By Matt Gilliland With increasing diversity in the world’s communities, people like to see themselves represented in history. To understand the representation that people would like to see in relation to the topic at hand this needs to be done through public opinion and discourse. Generally speaking, there are ways of tying in the history your museum is trying to represent to the cultural and historical landscape of the surrounding population. For example, if people wanted to