Stratford Hall Launches $17 Million Campaign

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 Stratford Hall officially announced that it had begun an effort that would dramatically transform the visitor experience, assure its financial future and place Stratford Hall among America’s most innovative history museums. This $17 million effort, which has already attracted over $10 million in commitments, includes a variety of capital projects. These include the restoration of …

DIORAMAS

We have all encountered dioramas either while visiting a museum or in a classroom setting. Perhaps you didn’t realize there was a term for such a display. It’s even fun to say… DIORAMA!   The word diorama can refer to a three-dimensional miniature or life-size scene in which figures, stuffed wildlife, and other objects are arranged in a naturalistic setting …

Visitor Center project

As some of you may know, we are embarking on a comprehensive campaign. One piece of this campaign involves redoing our current visitor center (and building on to it) to make it more visitor-friendly. Building a new visitor center is a daunting task, and we’re beginning to visit area historic sites to get ideas and to see what everyone else …