The Tusculum Institute believes in the importance of preserving one's heritage.


The meaning of your information

The Tusculum Institute is dedicated to preserving and disseminating local history, with an emphasis on digital tools and community traditions.

Donations of Information

If you are interested in learning more about the Tusculum Institute, please contact the director, Dr Lynn Rainville (lrainville [at] And if you have information about people who lived or worked at the Sweet Briar Plantation and/or College please be in touch.