Charles Johnston

     Charles Johnston built Sandusky in approximately 1808 on 234 acres of land  he purchased from John and Molley Timberlake in Campbell County. Johnston and his family lived in Sandusky from the time it was completed until 1818 when Johnston retired to Botetourt Springs.  

        Johnston History at Sandusky

        Letters from Charles Johnston to Thomas Jefferson via the National Archives


Historic Sandusky 

757 Sandusky Drive

Lynchburg Virginia, 24502

Phone: 1- (434) - 832 - 0162


Fall/Winter Hours:  Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00

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