Her Mini Metropolitan: The Evolution of Florence Sloane's Hermitage, 1868 - Present

Monday, August 1, 2011

Displayed in the form of an enormous timeline, the exhibit tells the story of the Hermitage and its founders from 1868 through present day

Girl Drinking from a Shell, 1915

Exhibition on Display: July 8 - August 30, 2011

Boys swimming in Tanners CreekMorning Room circa 1920Sloane family vacation

Photographs, newspaper articles, and items of personal correspondence are featured alongside corresponding world events. The exhibit strives to contextualize the Hermitage for visitors and provide a clearer picture of the Sloane family during a turbulent time in Norfolk’s history.