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Architectural Restoration Behind-the-Scenes Tours at Poplar Forest POSTPONED

Calendar   Bedford Artisan Trail
Location Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest 1542 Bateman Bridge Road, Forest, VA 24551
Date Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 11:00am -
Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 3:00pm
Duration   6 days, 4 hours
Cost $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door.
Description

In light of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus and the recommendations of federal, state, and local agencies, Poplar Forest is currently closed to the public and this event has been postponed. Any decisions regarding rescheduling events will be made later this spring. Thank you for your patience, support and understanding of our attention to the health and safety of our visitors, employees, and volunteers.

Explore the architectural design, history and restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Palladian-style villa. This hour-long, behind-the-scenes tour is guided by Travis McDonald, Poplar Forest’s Director of Architectural Restoration, who has overseen restoration since it began in 1989.

You’ll learn how the restoration architects, architectural historians and craftsmen are meticulously restoring Jefferson’s vision for the “best dwelling house in the state.” Admission is $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door; reservations are encouraged.

Tours take place on May 3rd and May 9th with tours starting at 11am and 2pm each day.

Additional Info Link https://www.poplarforest.org/event/architectural-restoration-behind-the-scenes-tours-2020/
Event Email elise@poplarforest.org
Event Phone 434-534-8120
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