Tusculum Institute in the News



Georgetown joins Brown, U-Va. and others in looking anew at slavery.

Washington Post,4 Sept 16

Vigils remember Virginia's First World War soldiers.

Centenary News, 3 Oct 16


For a Family Whose Ancestors were Slaves at the Sweet Briar Plantation, a loss

Washington Post, 6 Apr 15

The Enslaved Founders

The New Era Progress, 8 Apr 15

Uncovering Hidden Histories in Virginia's Black Cemeteries

Richmond Times-Distpatch, 8 Oct 15


Library Director's First Book a Bittersweet Labor of Love

Eckerd Colege Blog, 17 Dec 15


Thomas Jefferson's True Stance on Slavery

Sweet Briar News, 1-21-13

Author to discuss 'Master of the Mountain' at SBC

New Era Progress, 1-23-13

An Academic 'Rumpus'

SBC President's Blog, 2-14-13

Historical Society to highlight slave cemeteries

News Advance, 2-6-13

Historic Trust Supports Slave Cabin Preservation

Sweet Briar News, 5-9-13


Sweet Briar Seeks new home for Tusculum house

Sweet Briar News, 5-2-13

Tusculum is being offered for sale by
Sweet Briar College

The News & Advance, 5-3-13

New owner sought for historic Amherst County Home

WDBJ-7, 5-13-13

Historic trust supports slave cabin preservation

Sweet Briar News, 5-9-13




Historian Discusses Virginia's Rosenwald Schools

Sweet Briar News, 12-5-12

Podcast with Lynn Rainville on Virginia's
Rosenwald Schools

Coy Barefoot, WINA NewsRadio Charlottesville, December 2012

Sweet Briar Opens 19th-century Cabin to Visitors

(sponsored by the Tusculum Institute)
Sweet Briar News, 11-9-12

Re-enactor experiences slave life first hand

New Era Progress, 10-1-12

Slave Dwelling Project comes to Sweet Briar

Sweet Briar News, 9-29-12

Tusculum Hosts Virginia Historical Societies Conference

Sweet Briar News, 7-30-12

History and Family

SBC President's Blog, 7-18-12

Sweet Briar ghosts star in SyFy's 'School Spirits'

Sweet Briar News, 7-6-12

A Glimpse of the Past at Sweet Briar

News and Advance, 6-13-12

Sweet Briar looks to one day restore
Tusculum plantation home

Richmond Times Dispatch, 6-10-12

Segregation, Integration focus of
Amherst Glebe Arts Response events

New Era Progress, 5-30-12

Sweet Briar Colelge alum to donate $500k

New Era Progress, 5-30-12

Tusculum Conference Highlights War of 1812

Sweet Briar News, 5-29-12

Passion for History Prompts Gift

Sweet Briar News, 5-19-12

Spring Dance Concert Features 'Tusculum Ghosts'

Sweet Briar News, 4-13-12

Examining Palladio's Influence on
American Architecture

Sweet Briar News, 3-21-12

Tusculum Exhibit Opens

Sweet Briar News, 3-9-12




Rainville Speaking at Digital Technology Conference

Sweet Briar News, 12-3-11

Historian to Speak About 'Saving Monticello'

Sweet Briar News, 4-3-11

Lecture Focuses on Preservation's Green Side

Sweet Briar News, 3-25-11




New Life for this Old House

The News and Advance, 2014

Rainville Publishes New Book on Cemeteries

Sweet Briar News, 2-18-14



SBC Researcher Awarded NEH Grant to
Develop Database (Dr Lynn Rainville)

Sweet Briar News, 4-28-10

Website Offers Tools for Historic Preservation
in the 21st Century

Sweet Briar News, 4-21-10

Energy Saving Tips, Green Tools for
Preserving Historic Buildings

WHSV, Channel 3, Richmond, 4-21-10

New Website for Owners of Historic Properties

Green Tech Media, 4-21-10

Teaching with Historic Places Conference Focuses
on Native American History in Virginia

Sweet Briar News, 5-14-10

Virginia Preservation Toolkit, a Green Guide?

Virginia's Main Street Communities Blog, 6-14-10




On-line versions are not always available for older news items

New Fund Preserves Historic Resources,
Legacy of a President

Sweet Briar News, 5-8-09

New Fund Honors Outgoing President

WDBJ7, 5-11-09

Rosenwald Revival (Dr. Lynn Rainville)

The Hook, 7-11-09

Tusculum Artifacts to Go on Exhibit at Sweet Briar

New Era Progress, 8-9-09

Speaker Will Shed Light on the Civil War
(Dr. Betsy Muhlenfeld)

Roanoke Times, 9-25-09




Fletcher Family Comes Full Circle, Holds Reunion
at Sweet Briar

SBC News, 8-4-08

Fletcher family visits sacred site for ancestors

The Lynchburg News & Advance, 8-2-08

A new chapter for a legacy

The Lynchburg News & Advance, 7-19-08

Amherst County's Tusculum awarded $35,000 grant

The Lynchburg News & Advance, 6-14-08

SBC, Virginia DHR Strengthen Partnership to
Develop Tusculum Institute

SBC News, 6-12-08

History Lives at Sweet Briar College

The Lynchburg News & Advance, 5-20-08

Sweet Briar College plans to rebuild historic
Tusculum in Amherst County

The Lynchburg News & Advance, 5-13-08

Rainville Named Founding Director of
Tusculum Institute

SBC News, 4-29-08

Dismantling the past

The Lynchburg News & Advance, 1-26-08




On-line versions are not always available for older news items

Who's Bob Carter and what's he doing at Sweet Briar?

@ SBC Faculty and Staff Newsletter, 10-15-07

Moving Tusculum Home: An Architectural Study

SBC News, 8-30-07




On-line versions are not always available for older news items

Tusculum Awaits Reconstruction

SBC News, 8-21-06

Tusculum Coming Down, Piece by Piece

SBC News, 6-9-06