Architectural Restoration Behind-the-Scenes Tours
May 22, 2021 - May 23, 2021
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Tours at 11 am & 2 PM each Day
Explore the architectural design, history and restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Palladian-style villa on this hour-long, behind-the-scenes tour guided by the architectural historian who has overseen the restoration since it began in 1989. Join Travis McDonald, Poplar Forest’s Director of Architectural Restoration, and discover 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 in advance, $25 at the door; reservations are encouraged as spots on the tour are limited.