Architectural historian, Calder Loth presents "Palladio's Architectural Influence in America" (March 28th). Newspaper article,
Historian to give lecture on Palladio at SBC"
(New Era Progress, March 21, 2012).
Tusculum Advisory Board Meeting (March 23rd).
The Sweet Briar Museum opens an exhibit on Tusculum (the house) and its
Dr. Rainville takes local 5th graders on a tour of the Sweet Briar 19th-Century cabin for Arts Day (April 20th).
Workshop for Realtors to provide information about Historic Properties and Tax Credits (April 28th).
Rainville presents a paper on an
African American Families Database
at the annual Virginia Forum (March 30th).
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Sweet Briar Alumnae Donates a Generous Gift to the Tusculum Institute.
"Teaching with Historic Places," fourth annual Workshop for K-12 Teachers and Historical Societies, June 9th. Topic: The
War of 1812, James Madison and James Monroe.
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Dr. Rainville presents a paper on her local research into Segregated Schools in Virginia at the National Trust for Historic
Preservation conference on Rosenwald Schools (June 15th).
Tusculum Institute sponsors student workers to open up the Sweet Briar Slave Cabin for visitors.
National Trust Historic Preservation Officer, Joseph McGill, brings his "Slave Dwelling Project" to campus and spends the night in
the Sweet Briar slave cabin to raise awareness about preserving historic structures (Oct 7-8).
The Tusculum Institute, along with the Virginia DHR and the Virginia Foundation
for the Humanities, host a state-wide conference for Virginia Historical Societies (August 11th).
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The Tusculum Institute is awarded a grant from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to research and interpret the complex,
170-year history of Sweet Briar's 19th-century cabin.