Deaf village history at Samuel’s Public Library

Library Laptop and Hot spot Lending Program

Samuels Public Library is featuring the Lantz Mills Deaf Village History exhibit until December 30, 2023.

This unique traveling exhibition, presented by the Library of Virginia with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Sorenson Foundation.

The intriguing history of a shared signing community in Shenandoah County, Virginia, from 1740 to 1970, similar to that of Martha’s Vineyard.

The Lantz Mills Deaf Village exhibit is more than a historical showcase; it’s a celebration of diversity and communication within a community setting.

It serves as a vital educational tool, offering insights into the rich tapestry of Virginia’s deaf culture.

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