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Sully Historic Site – Exhibits and Interactive

  • Exhibit

Sully Historic Site in Chantilly Virginia, home of Richard Bland Lee, Representative of Northern Virginia to the 1st U.S. Congress.


"Alone In Dixie" touch-monitor exploration of Sully's role during the Civil War. Key people and events with time period visuals and artifacts from Sully's archived collections. Each selected item provides a illustrated story and or video clip.

"The Sully Slave Quarters" touch-monitor video exploration of enslaved life at Sully Farm. Each selected item plays a video reenactment of the topic. Video footage from the Sully collection.

"The White Squirrel" touch-monitor education game for elementary school children. Viewer attempts to find the Lee family's pet white squirrel while answering multiple choice questions about Richard Bland Lee's role as northern Virginia's first congressman, Elizabeth Lee's upkeep of Sully home, and daily life of Sully slave community.


"Be Ever Mindful of the Future" visitor orientation wing of Sully Farm house, home of Richard Bland Lee. The story of life at Sully during the early 1800s Federal period. Focus is on Richard Bland Lee and his political career, Elizabeth Lee his wife, gentry living in northern Virginia, farming at Sully, and the slave community.