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Friday Field Days with Archaeology

September 8 from 1:00 pm - October 27 from 2:00 pm

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The 1857 Slave Dwelling Restoration project is a community-engaged effort in collaboration with Poplar Forest’s African American Advisory Group to begin restoring a two-story brick building originally inhabited by enslaved and free African American residents of Poplar Forest plantation. Visit during September and October to learn about current archaeological work and join in the process of discovery.

Join the Poplar Forest Archaeology Department every Friday from Sept. 8- Oct. 27 for a tour of the 1857 Slave Dwelling and their current archaeological excavation site. Tours are at 1 p.m. each Friday and are included with regular admission rates.


September 8 from 1:00 pm
October 27 from 2:00 pm
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