Tag: Museum

  • New Exhibit: “Foundations of Hope”

    New Exhibit: “Foundations of Hope”

    “Celebrating a Century of Waynesboro’s Rosenwald School and its Community” When Booker T. Washington, who had a vision to improve education facilities for rural African-American communities in the American South, joined forces with Julius Rosenwald (president of Sears, Roebuck & Co.) who was looking to find new ways to extend his philanthropic generosity, their partnership…

  • New Exhibit: “Until the Cows Come Home”

    New Exhibit: “Until the Cows Come Home”

    “The Lost Town of Basic City and the Struggle that Built a Consolidated Waynesboro” Opening October 14, 2023, in conjunction with a renovated temporary exhibit space, is a brand new exhibit at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the merger of Waynesboro and Basic City. On August 7, 1923, the townspeople…