Monthly Archives: February 2005

In Memory

Crystabel A. Harris departed this life on December 8, 2004.
Crystabel was a long time member of the Legacy Project board who enjoyed sharing her knowledge about the history of the area with others. She served until her health began to make it impossible to continue.

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Legacy Mission Expanded

Two new grants will enable the Legacy Museum to continue to extend its educational mission by expanding its floor-space and outdoor area, mounting a new exhibit, and producing an exhibit catalog.
A $30,000 grant from the Richard and Caroline T. Gwathmey Memorial Trust will allow Legacy to purchase the property at 415 Monroe Street, adjacent to [...]

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Challenge Grant

In December 2002, the Legacy Museum was awarded a $100,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The funds from the challenge grant will go into the Museum’s endowment fund, which is held by the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust. Income from the endowment will be used to pay a professional curator to research [...]

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