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The Day is Past & Gone: A Trilogy of Slave Life at Poplar Forest

May 15 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Teresa Harris’s original drama returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. A trilogy drawn from the real-life experiences of men and women enslaved at Poplar Forest, the dramatic presentation explores the complexity of their lives and their struggles to survive. A Q&A with Teresa Harris, the cast and Poplar Forest’s archaeologists follows the performance. Bring your friends and family and experience a part of Poplar Forest’s history brought to life. Tickets are $15 for adults (ages 18+); $10 for students (ages 6-17 and college); $4 for children (ages 5 and under). Rain date: Sunday, May 16.


May 15
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States