Category Archives: Exhibits

Legacy Museum Exhibits

On September 24, the Legacy Museum received a Congressional Certificate in recognition of its current exhibit, Much in Demand: 200 Years of Central Virginia African Americans in the Military. The Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust presented the award during its 2009 fall convention. Among the honorees was Lynchburg native Sam Mosley, who earned a Purple Heart and [...]

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Collection Committee Prepares for Juneteenth Exhibit Opening

Legacy’s Collection Committee met on January 10 to exchange ideas and compare notes on the progress of interviewing and acquiring artifacts for the new exhibit, Much in Demand, set to open on June 20 during Lynchburg’s annual Juneteenth celebration. The exhibit examines the roles and experiences of Central Virginia African Americans who have served in the [...]

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Health and Medicine Exhibit Makes Appearance at National Conference

Kim Price, director of women’s and children’s services for Centra Health, brought the Legacy Museum before a national audience in Salt Lake City, October 15-17, in a poster presentation on the Career Center at Virginia Baptist Hospital.
A significant portion of Legacy’s inaugural exhibit, “Herbs to Lasers, Cholera to Aids: African American Medicine and Health, 1800-2000,” [...]

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