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Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

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Raymond & Danielle
Raymond & Danielle
June 06, 2019
Listed on the National Historic Landmark, Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest was huge plantation and retreat home for America's 3rd President. The edifice's architecture, which is considered a fine example of neo-classical architecture, was designed by Jefferson himself. This architectural wonder is…
Leora
Leora
July 27, 2018
The National Historic Landmark offers a unique opportunity to explore the personal world of Jefferson, and to learn about the people—both free and enslaved—“who labored for his happiness."
Amy
Amy
April 19, 2018
Poplar Forest is Thomas Jefferson's summer home. It is a unique, octagonal house, with beautiful wood work. It has a huge wine cellar and often there are special services and activities on the property of many acres.
Lindsey
Lindsey
April 17, 2018
You’re invited to go inside Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat, the home of his most personal architectural creations and the site of his individual pursuit of happiness. Poplar Forest is open daily from 3/15-12/30 (closed on Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), from 10 AM- 5…
Bethany
Bethany
June 30, 2017
Thomas Jefferson's Summer Home.

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Location
1542 Bateman Bridge Rd
Forest, VA 24551
Phone+1 434-534-8120
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
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