August 14, 2020

One of my favorite parts about being a student worker at Sandusky has been learning about the history and heritage of the city firsthand. I was originally introduced to Historic Sandusky as a freshman on a tour, but it was not until I became an upperclassman that I was offered a job at Sandusky’s archaeology lab.

My official title at Sandusky is that of a “Cultural Resource Assistant” and while that is an accurate designation o...

August 7, 2020

My name is Emma Coffey and I am a rising sophomore majoring in History. I started working at Sandusky in the fall of 2019 transcribing Confederate letters. I enjoyed working on these letters immensely because I found the entire experience interesting. I have learned about so many people’s lives during and after the American Civil War. For example, there was one soldier, Erasmus Lee Bell, who wrote a sketch in his life. In this...

August 5, 2020

My name is George Diamond. I am a Junior History major at the University of Lynchburg. I started working at Historic Sandusky at the beginning of the 2019 fall semester. I was naturally drawn to working at Sandusky due to its importance in the local history of Lynchburg. The manor house was used as the Union Army headquarters during the Battle of Lynchburg in the Civil War. This and the presence of many primary source historic...

August 14, 2019

My name is Cody Ramsey and I am a Junior Criminology major at the University of Lynchburg. I began working here at Historic Sandusky in March of 2019, and it has quickly become one of the best jobs I have had. Starting out, I was able to transcribe historical Civil War letters which gave me a great insight into the daily lives of soldiers and civilians in the 19th century.

Throughout my time here, I’ve had the opportunity to tr...

February 9, 2019

This past year, I have been working at Historic Sandusky as an Archaeology Lab Assistant cataloging artifacts found on the property. Currently, I am an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Science with minors in Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Lynchburg.  Before interning here, I participated in the 2018 Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Archaeology Field School.  In a typical Archaeology Field...

January 21, 2019

Hello, my name is Hannah Ramsey, and I am a senior Graphic Design major at the University of Lynchburg. I have spent the past semester interning for Historic Sandusky, and using this opportunity to help them out with my design skills. I was able to use what I have learned in my design classes over the last 3 years to complete several projects.

Finally I worked on a couple of smaller projects as well. I made some advertisements...

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February 9, 2019

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