Upcoming events. The Tusculum Institute hosts several events for the public each year, ranging from illustrated lectures to teacher's workshops

Past programming. Read more about historic cooking demonstrations, a World War I teacher's workshop, architectural lectures, and many other educational events

Websites & databases. Explore our online resources that document Virginia's architectural, archaeological, and historic past

Photos & videos. View albums from past events and historic videos about Sweet Briar

Newsletter. Read here

Map
K-12 Educational Resources. Download a booklet about the Sweet Briar slave cabin

Lesson plans & workshops. Incorporate Virginian history into your classes

Preservation Toolkit. Tips for preserving historic homes
Evidence

Sweet Briar Plantation. Founded in the 1840s by Elijah Fletcher, the plantation was inherited by Indiana Fletcher Williams and became Sweet Briar College in 1900

African American Heritage. Dozens of enslaved families lived at Sweet Briar, read more about these uncredited founders