Architectural Restoration Behind-the-Scenes Tours
November 1, 2020 - November 7, 2020
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Sunday, November 1 & Saturday, November 7—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, on the tour 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 per person in advance, $25 at the door; reservations are encouraged, as spots will be limited due to COVID-19 concerns.