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Lynchburg Garden Day

April 21 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tour Thomas Jefferson’s octagonal villa and ornamental gardens, an official stop on the Lynchburg Garden Day itinerary, during the Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week.

An avid gardener and one of America’s first landscape designers, Jefferson was enthralled by the natural world, recording his ideas in letters and journals for planning and planting the ornamental landscape at Poplar Forest. Discover how he incorporated popular European landscape features in his plans for Poplar Forest and more. The restoration of Jefferson’s ornamental garden and carriage turnaround are official projects of the Garden Club of Virginia.

Admission to Poplar Forest on Garden Day is included in the Lynchburg Garden Day tour ticket. Without a Garden Day ticket, regular admission rates apply.


April 21
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States