The Reeves Collection contains a number of ceramics associated with the University's namesakes, George Washington and Robert E. Lee. Some of the pieces here were owned and used by Washington or Lee, while others commemorate them or their activities.
The long-term exhibitions for the Lee Chapel include the main exhibition "Not Unmindful of the Future: Educating to Build and Rebuild a Nation", as well as interpretation in Lee's Office. A changing exhibition gallery displays rotating exhibits.
Temporary Exhibit: Rockbridge Rifles
On View at Lee Chapel and Museum
The Rockbridge Rifles, part of the Stonewall Brigade, formed on November 17, 1859, in response to John Brown's attack on Harpers Ferry. The exhibits main focus is the Rockbridge Rifles flag, on loan to Lee Chapel courtesy of the Museum of Confederacy Collection at the American Civil War Museum. The flag was carried through the war and during Robert E. Lee's funeral. For more information on the flag and the Rockbridge Rifles visit our temporary exhibit. The exhibit will run through Fall 2017.