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Legacy Museum News

Legacy Museum News

Exciting news from the Legacy Museum of African American History.

Silent Witnesses Project

From The News & Advance: Lynchburg Museum and Legacy Museum of African American History partner to bring new stories to light.

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Grants Awarded

The Legacy Project, Inc. is pleased to acknowledge receipt of the following grants.

Virginia Humanities/CARES Act Funding to support the Legacy Museum has been provided by Virginia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020

Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation Funding and support received for the Legacy Museum of African American History. Their support assists the museum in programming and the ability to keep many of our programs free and low cost for the community.

The Easley Foundation Funding received to support structural repairs and archiving of Legacy Museum media.

20 for 20 Campaign!

The Board of Directors of the Legacy Museum of African American History celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Legacy Museum of African American History! Legacy is Central Virginia’s first museum dedicated to preserving the history and culture of local African Americans. To commemorate, we invite you to join Legacy in raising funds for the museum’s future success.

Your tax-deductible donation will continue to help us make a difference, preserve our history, and offer quality programs to the community. Our goal is to raise $20,000 to signify this historic year. To participate, please send your contribution to Legacy Museum with a note earmarking it for the 20 for 20 Campaign!

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