Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
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One of Thomas Jefferson's favorite summer homes. Home to annual wine festival.
Although Jefferson's place outside of Charlottesville (Monticello) garners more visitors and more recognition, his place in Forest (more-or-less a suburb of Lynchburg) is quite impressive and is simply a gorgeous piece of property with history, architecture, along with flora and fauna. Highly…
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…
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."
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.
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