“The reviews since we opened on May 1st have been tremendous,” stated Nancy Easterling, Sotterley Executive Director. “Unless our guests were able to take a guided tour, they often did not understand the site or its history. Now, every guest leaves with a much better knowledge about Sotterley – both the history, as well as all that we offer today.
These new experiences were made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the hard work of Project Director, Merideth Taylor.
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