Campaign Contributors

$12,306,002 (raised as of 10/21/2021)

On behalf of The Board of Directors of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, we extend our most sincere appreciation to the following supporters for their generosity. Thank you for your commitment to our goal of creating “A New Path To Jefferson.”

$1,000,000 and Above



Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Gladden, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. T. Joseph Pond
Mrs. Anne R. Worrell
Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission


The Cabell Foundation
The GENAN Foundation
Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Cranston Williams, Jr.


The Beirne Carter Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis A. Dutterer
Zeb and Jan Gray
David W. Hamberg
Becky E. Hash
The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin C. Smith
KVA Foundation


The Hon. Gerald L. and Mrs. Robin D. Baliles
The Estate of Virginia Arnold
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Everett III
J. Dale and Amy Harvey
Mr. and Mrs. W. Tucker Lemon
Mr. Stewart Morris
Lisa and Jerry Simon
Roberta Collins Crist Fund through M. Clagett Collins, M.D.
The Andrew Horsley Easley and Anne Owen Easley Charitable Trust
Ray Griffin Foundation as directed by Jim and Amy Ray
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Society Daughters of the American Colonists
Bank of the James
The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Anne Cox Chambers Foundation


Mr. and Mrs. Orran L. Brown
Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Childress
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Clark
Mike and Elizabeth Harrington
Richard and Cheryl Hiner in memory of Katharine D. Hiner
Christian S. and Helen C. Hutter in memory of Beverly S. and Frances F. Hutter
Madeline E. Miller and H. Gordon Leggett, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Logan III
Russell W. Moore, Jr. and Sandra L. Bouwman
Mrs. Chiswell D. L. Perkins
Kathryn and Richard Pumphrey
Marc A. Schewel
Mr. Michael J. Schewel and Ms. Priscilla Burbank
Vincent Scully and Catherine Lynn
Phillip C. and Cherrill K. Stone
Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Warthen III
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Watts II in honor of James O. Watts, Jr. and Sarah Key Watts and in honor of Courtney Clark, Gertrude Clark and Alice Carter
Mr. and Mrs. James T. Wayt
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Watts II
County of Bedford, Virginia
Moore & Giles
The Roller-Bottimore Foundation
The Al Stroobants Foundation
TCV Trust & Wealth Management
Office of Economic Development & Tourism of the City of Lynchburg
Marietta McNeill Morgan & Samuel Tate Morgan, Jr. Trust
Anonymous (3)


Mr. J. Frederick Armstrong
Beverley and Doug Dalton
Mr. Remmel T. Dickinson
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce C. Gottwald
Gisela M. John
Stan and Elise Lanford
Mrs. Charles M. Parker in memory of Charles M. Parker
Mr. and Mrs. George P. Ramsey, Jr.
Helen and Taylor Reveley
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roberts
Bill and Becky Semones
Rachel Shenigo
Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Teague III
Jack and Sandra Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. Massie G. Ware, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth S. White
The Virginia Tourism Corporation
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Richard & Caroline T. Gwathmey Memorial Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
The Ellis Foundation, Inc.
The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust


Sondra and Doug Cruickshanks
Ms. Katherine T. Gray
Tom and Anne Jefferson
Robert and Lynn Beebe Lambeth
Calder Loth
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Lundell
David and Rosalee McCullough
Tom and Linda Mitchell
Steve and Judy Schulz
Paul and Wendy Tackett
Edwin and Heidi James
Mr. Mark A. Schewel
Dominion Foundation
Evelyn F. James Foundation


Kristin and David Benson
Esther and Rudy Bunzl
Dick and Elsie Byrne
James A. Clodfelter
John A. Constance
Carol T. Cover
Mr. and Mrs. R. Gene Goley
George and Louise Kegley
Timothy A. Kuhn
Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Long, Jr.
Dr. Laura Macaluso and Mr. Jeffrey L. Nichols
Mr. Dennis Mateski
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Nelson
Rob and Linda Palmer
William Skinner
Dr. and Mrs. David A. Vaughan
Ms. Mary Denny Wray
Atlanta Preservation Center
Bedford Tourism and Welcome Center
The Curtis Group, Fundraising Consultants
Discover Lynchburg
Hillside Garden Club
Pettyjohn, Wood & White
Rieley & Associates


William L. Beiswanger
Richard and Barbara Binder
John Pilcher Bradshaw Jr.
Douglas and Ruth Broadfoot
Joe and Linda Carroll
A. Glenn Dalton
Roger Dowdy
Stephen Foster
Josephine Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hart, Jr.
Charles T. Hagan III
Carmine Iadarola
John H. Johnson, Jr.
Donald Davis Jones
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Kramer
Richard G. Long Jr.
Rodney and Karen Lorence
Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Madden
Travis C. McDonald, Jr.
Hugh C. Miller in memory of Stella H. Miller
Mr. Robert L. Montague, III
Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin L. Moore
Mr. C. Murphy Moss, Jr. and Ms. Mary Ann Coffey
Mike and Elena Rousseau
Kirsten Sihlanick
Sootie, Dickens & Shadow Ramsey Fund as directed by Thomas O. Ramsey in honor of Marian and Preston Stevens and Chrissie Wayt
Mark and Susan Sihlanick
Ken and Cam Srpan
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Sterne, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Sydney N. Stokes, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Taylor III
Mr. Marc Propst
Mr. Jack Thompson
Deborah Ware
Mike Welch
Nancy and Jeff Wilson
Holly Leicht-Weinstein and Adam Weinstein
Easterseals UCP North Carolina and Virginia
McGuireWoods LLP
Meriwether Godsey
Minnie and Bernard Lane Foundation


George Autry
Ms. Tina M. Beatty
Mr. and Mrs. Boyce E. Brannock
Mr. and Mrs. Carlile M. Chambers
Dan and Kourtney Coleman
F. H. Boyd Coons
Douglas and Ruth Day
Alice Ellingsberg
Michael Evans
Julia Jackson Gray in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Teresa Harris
C. Thomas Hamlin III
Vivian Haussermann
David and Joan Healy
Patrick Horne and Dr. Elizabeth Williams
Mr. Wes Hunsberger
Barry and Bev Hunter
Rodney and Karen Lorence
Mr. and Mrs. John MacLeman
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McDonald
Barbara Aca. Moser
Mr. and Mrs. G. Andrew Nea, Jr.
Dr. Genevieve Neale, DVM Pawprints Mobile Medicine for Pets
Jessica and Alex Newmark
Ralph Pernice in memory of Rebecca Pernice
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Pettyjohn, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. John Pickford
Alyson and Peter Ramsey
Hans. F. Schwartz
Debra D. Shaver
Kirsten Sihlanick
Frank and Lark Smith
Rick and Lynne Spies
Joshua Swenson
Shelley J. Switzer
Kyle Tello in memory of William and Carolyn Barnett
Brenda Torian
Mr. and Mrs. D. Cabell Vest
Shirley M. Ware
Stormy and Jonathan Wiegand
Sterling A. Wilder
The Minnie & Bernard Lane Foundation
Ygondine Sturdivant Creasy Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis


John and Pamela Aadland
William E. and Christine Albers
Burgess and Karen Allen
Ron and Judy Atkinson
Ms. Betty F. Barnett
Denise and Jim Bauer
Carol L. Bettinger
Joseph and Patricia Bodenstedt
Susan Buck
Robert and Chrystie Burns
Stephen and Ann Cagle
Karen Campbell and Bob Galloway
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Carrington III
Andrew Cherna in memory of Richard T. Sadler
Robert M. Chilton
Cornelia Christian
Dr. and Mrs. C. Hunter Cloud
Drs. Matthew R. Craig and Jennifer M. King
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Creech
Doug and Sandy Crowther
Jennifer Dickey
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Dietrich
Bob and Connie Dixon
Lynn L. Dodge
Susan A. Dunlap
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Edwards
David Ferguson
Ian Firth
Charles Flickner and Christine Wegman
Barbara Fultz
Julia and Duncan Gray
Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Gill, Jr.
Robert Gill Salle Ann Gill
Samuel Gill
Robert Golcheski
Gwen Goodkin in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Ms. Carol Z. Hannah
Mr. Richard L. Hay
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Hedge FAIA
Robert and Robyn Hiller
Donald M. Holland
Mr. and Mrs. Warren H. Hollinshead
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell John Johnson, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Jonusas
Ms. Evelyn J. Kealey
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kesler in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Jonathon and Alexandra King
David and Ann Koch
Ms. Judith B. Lavinder II in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan A. Lavinder, Jr.
William and Barbara Luton
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lockhart
Robin and Rick Loving
Randy and Betty Jo Marling
Ed and Beverley McCauley
Sandy and Anne McKenna
Justin and Middy McCarthy
Larson Mick
Dr. and Mrs. James F. Mooney III
Elizabeth P. Mossman
Michael and Burnadette Nelson
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Newskyj
Dr. Steven Nichols
Joe and Marcia Obenshain
Dee Parsons
John Pensec
Mrs. Mildred L. Petty
George Phillips
Mr. Robert J. Pratt
Irene and Daniel Randolph
Mr. G. Everett Reveley in honor of Helen Reveley
Michael F. Rosenthal and Marlene F. Roggow
Ms. Patricia P. Salamone
Mr. Isaac S. Scott
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Shannon
Mr. and Mrs. William W. Sihler
Jay Spencer
Nancy Spillane
Dennis R. and Connie L. Straub
Kenneth D. Summerville
Mike and Debbie Sumner
Lee Taylor
Lisa Tibbs
Deborah Tolley
Edward T. Tomlinson
Dr. and Mrs. J. Scott Wade
John L. Walker
Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi
Elizabeth White Waters
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Winemiller
Mina and Robert Wood
Studie and Zach Young
Exelon Foundation
Lewis Media Partners
Two Anonymous

Below $250

Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Abramson
Robert and Ingrid Adam
Budd B. Adams
Dave and Anna Adkins
Colin and Margot Aker
Len and Cyndy Alaimo
Ms. Marian Alexander in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. William Alexander
Eugene Alford in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin and Gene Alford and their friendship
Erin Alvis
Mr. Gary Aman
Herb and Terri Anastor
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Anderson
Mr. and Mrs. David Anderson
Rev. Frank W. Anderson
Paige C. Anderson
Shannon and Bobby Arrington
Joseph Axelrod
Linda and Stephen Bailey
Ms. Carolyn Kelly Baker in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Robert and Anne Baldwin
Mrs. Ellen Barr in memory of Robert Q. Barr
Danny L. Bartlett
Senator Marc Basnight
Mr. Stephen Batt and Ms. Denise Yannone
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Bauer
Pamela B. Bayse
Jason and Amy Beckham
Joanne L. Bear
Peter Becker
The Beckham Family
Mrs. Nancy E. Bedford in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Ms. Norma Beheler
Clare and Bryan Benedict
Glenn and Debbie Berger
Eric Berghold
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bergmann
Page Bethke
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beville
Stephanie Bickers
John Bloom and Amy Farrell
Larry Bly
Mr. and Mrs. Dane U. Blythe
Jeanne and Deane Blythe
The Boisen Family
George and Barbara Bonnett
Richard Bottone
Ms. Nancy A. Bourne
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Boyd
Steve Boyd-Smith
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Bradshaw, Jr.
Martha W. Brame
Mrs. Caroline Y. Brandt
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Bresler
Sgt. and Mrs. William B. Bristor, Jr.
Roxanne Brouse
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Brown
Carole and Steven Brown
Linda Y. Brown
Phyllis H. Bruce in memory of Rick Bruce
Robert J. Brugger
Mr. and Mrs. William T. Brunson, Jr.
Joseph and Sherry Bryant
Susan L. Buck
Carl Buesing
Wyatt L. Buckingham
Bob and Pat Burley
Mary Ann and Paul Burnam
Susan Burnell
Brian and Lori Burton
Mr. and Mrs. Gary P. Burton
Joseph Cafarella
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Calhoun in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Karen Campbell and Bob Galloway
Kent Campbell
Dr. and Mrs. Rae Carpenter, Jr.
Mr. Robert B. Carroll
G.K. Carter
Hudson and Paula Carter
Shirley C. Caskie
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund F. Cass, Jr.
Jan and Helene Cella
Lester J. and JoEllyn Chadwick
Al and Bettye Chambers
Edward A. Chappell
Ann H. Christie
Susan I. Cimbalo
Ms. Vanessa Cieslak and Mr. Kevin Holloway
The Citrone Family
Mrs. Herbert A. Claiborne
Brian and Judy Clark
Carolyn M. Clark
Rev. and Mrs. Richard K. Clarke
David and Beatrice Clauss
Johanna Cleary
Ms. Phyllis Clements
Gene and Rebecca Coakley
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Coates
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Cocco
Chris Coffey
Pamela L. Coleburn
E. Stewart Coleman
Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Costo, Jr.
Sally R. Coughlin
Elizabeth and Jeff Coughter
Kristen Cowling
Mitchell Counts and Family
Ygondine S. Creasy
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Crow
Arlene Cundiff
Janet and Richard Cunningham
Dr. and Mrs. James R. Dageforde
Steven Dasher
Michelle Davis
Thomas A. E. Davis
Jane and William Davis
Harry L. Day
Dick and Patti DeiTos
Jean Dennis in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Wilson and Anne Carter Dickerson
Bob and Connie Dixon
Richard S. Doring
Dr. and Mrs. Basil C. Doumas
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Drumheller
Bruce Duval and Nancy Duval
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dwiggins
Mr. Terry Eastman and Ms. Victoria L. Diaz-Eastman
Frank and Lucy Ellett
Martha Ellett
Paul Englander
Garry Evans
David M. Fairman
W. Vincent Fastabend
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Fagan III
Mr. and Mrs. John Felicciardi
Michael Fein
Mark and Gaile Ferguson
Karen Fessler
Judith L. Fichter
Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Ford
Mr. Vance L. Fraley
Fred and Phylis Fralick
Richard Lee Francis
Lyle Frederickson
June Gaeke
Palmer and Richard Gard in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Jack and Lynn Gardin
Robert and Christine Garsson
Jack Gary
Mr. and Mrs. Walter George in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Lorri Girling
The Gilreath/Klosterman Family
Mr. Robert L. Givens
Dr. and Mrs. David A. Gladwell
Mr. and Mrs. Carter Glass IV
Mrs. Joseph F. Gleason
Robert Golcheski
Robert and Maryellen Goodlatte
Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Goodwin
Greg and Barbara Gordon
Dabney Gough
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gough
William M. Grant
Mrs. Emily Greenwood
Wilbur and Bonnie Gregory
Gordon Griffin
Ms. Linnea M. Grim in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Ms. Gladys Hagerty and Mr. William Kelly
Deborah Guy
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Hall
Stephanie Hallinan
Gardiner Hallock
William and Sherryl Hankins
Lane and Linda Harbertson
Mary B. Harkelroad
Edwin L. and Lucy D. Harper
Dr. Ronald L. Hatzenbuehler
Claudia Harrison
Mr. and Mrs. J. Dale Harvey
Greg and Marlene Hay
Timothy Healy
Dr. J. C. Hedden, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack S. Hellewell
Roger and Beverly Henderson
Christine Rae Henry
Ann and John Hess
Lawrence and Elisabeth Hicks
Tanesha J. High
C. Roger Hill
Mr. Thomas J. Hogan
Mildred Hollenbeck
Warren and Marilyn Hollinshead
Deborah Holloway
Edward and Sally Hotchkiss
Francine Huang
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Hudson III
Mrs. Robert T. Hughes
Mrs. Marjorie K. Huiner
Jim and Nancy Hunter
Ms. Eleanor Zurn Hutt
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald F. Huprich
Mrs. Eleanor Zurn Hutt
Dianne Hylton
Betty Ann Hyssong
Greer Illingworth in honor of Ian Robert Whittinghill
John Peters Irelan
Steven D. Jackson
Ann W. Jackson
Jeffrey L. Jacobs
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jakobowski
J. Jefferson and Judity Looney in memory of Elizabeth Jefferson Walker
Joel Jensen
Stanley and Linda Johnson
Linnea Jones
Mrs. Jean Judd
Janet B. Kaltenbach in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Herb and Judy Keil
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Kennan in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. J. Matthew Kenney
Mr. Christopher O. Kern
Evelyn Morrison Kinkade
Dianne Kinney
John Knoblich
Melora Kordos
Katherine M. Kramer, Education Coordinator
Teresa A. Lane
Chiswell D. Langhorne
Jane Larkin
Randy S. Layman
Mr. Roger W. Lazorchack
Mr. Charles Ledbetter
Thomas and Mollie Ledford
Jeff Lenser
Virginia Lenz
Ms. Carrie E. Lien in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
R. Chambliss and Edie Light
Nancy Linn
C. Lloyd Lipscomb
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Liston
Janice Litschert
Rebecca Leucht
Crawford and Jenice Long
Agnes Lee Lowry-Campbell in memory of Lester E. Campbell, Jr.
Mrs. Sharon S. Lugar in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. A. Lowe Lunsford III
David and Lohrie MacDonald
Doug and Jennifer Mackintosh
Allen and Karen Majewski
Bruce and Judith Marsh
David W. Marshall
Ms. Elizabeth B. Marshall in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mary Massie
Dr. William McKinnon Massie
Carl and Betsy Mason
Michael and Joan Maxwell
Mr. and Mrs. John T. McCauley, Jr. in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. Gene McClure in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. James McConnell
Madeline McDonald
Carden C. McGehee
Mr. and Mrs. John McKinney
Karen McIlvoy
Ms. Sandra McNerney in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Claire Melroy
John I. Mesick
Gene and Mary Meyer
Chita and Rick Middleton in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Edmond Miller
Scott and Patricia Miller
R. and Jaye Milanovich
Gena Morris
Bob and Joyce Morrison
Norwood and Susan Morrison
Nancy J. Moser in honor of John L. and Hilda Moser
Tammy Moss
Larry and Susan Moxley
Mr. David B. Neumeyer and Ms. Mary V. Barney
Alex and Jessica Newmark
Gail L Norkett
Mrs. Monica Oosting
Carol and Gerald Ottman, Jr.
Lamar and Darla Owens
Laura J. Page
Phyllis Palmer
Nicholas A. Pappas, FAIA
Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Parker
Mrs. Constance Parramore in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Dee Parsons
Mr. and Mrs. John Pennington
Gregory Perry
Ronald and Carol S. Peterson
Helen E. Petrill
Mrs. Alice Phillips
John and Trudy Phillips
Andrew and Barbara Piekutowski
Rachel Pietsch
Dr. and Mrs. James A. Piggott
Mr. Chris E. Pikrallidas
Kathleen Placidi and John d’Entremont
The Honorable and Mrs. Kenneth R. Plum
Jim Porter
Mr. Christopher Powell
Anita Priddy
Alycon Trubey Pierce
Mr. J. Perrin Quarles in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Quarles in honor of Rick and Lynne Spies
John and Elizabeth Ragosta
Suzanne and Dudley Raine
Ms. Marilyn Rainey in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Thomas O. Ramsey
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Rayburn
Kathryn Reesman
Evans and Sharon Reynolds
Joseph and Bessie Richards
Doug and Amanda Riley
Jim and Sylvia Rinker
Mr. David B. Ritter
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Roberts in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Mr. and Mrs. James Robbins in honor of Christian Stevens Wayt
Jane Robinson
Marty Robison Family
Peter J. Rockefeller
Janet and William Rolfe
James W. Rook
Michael Rosenthal and Marleen Roggow
William L. S. Ross
Judith D. Roop and Elizabeth R. Tuck
Barbara and Mason Rowe
Nancy and LeRoy U. Rudasill, Jr.
John and Joan Ruppenthal
Jeffrey Ruppert and Kara Marciani
Joan Ruszkowski
Mr. Mark Sandefur
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Schaefer
David A. Scheinman
Elliot and Rosel Schewel
Frank and Susan Schmaltz
Paul F. Schrecker
Mr. Frank S. Schwahn, Jr. in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Len Scoggins
Robert T. Scott
Robert Self
Ray and Nancy Selmer
Ms. Priti Shan
Robert and Margaret Shannon
Michelle Shinn
William and Mary Sihler
Anthony Simmons
Jud and Rebecca Simmons
Jeffrey & Maria Sinley
Mr. and Mrs. Kent A. Smack
Laverne Smith
Kay B. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith
The Smith Family
Mr. Cameron O. Smith
Kathleen M. Smith
Laverne Smith
John Snarr
Rayner and Mollie Snead
Dr. and Mrs. A. Solyom
Mr. Robert Spangard
Del and Becky Spangler
Bob Spatz
Mr. Milford Sprecher
Linda and Roger Steele
Katherine Stone
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Stout
Ann Percy Stroud
Peter and Judy Suhmann
Myra L. Sullivan
Marsha Summerson
Ms. Metta Tanikawa
Ms. Sharlene M. Tenaglia
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tenley
Drs. Christine and Stephen Terry
Suzanna C. Thieblot
Jeremy and Alshley Thompson
Richard P. and Jacquelyn Thomsen
Cheryl, Jen, Roofi and Barry Tice in honor of Margi and Booner Reiman
Jason Tipton in memory of Donald G. Tipton
Mr. M. Bradley Tonkin, Jr.
Ms. Beth J. Towner in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Steve and Cathy Trimble
Sergei Troubetzkoy
Art and Sue Urbanik
Sally S. Van Allen
Kay and J. P. Vaughan
Gene and Debbie Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Gillis E. Walker
Richard and Mary Wall
Mr. Glen Wallick
Kevin Wagner
Karen Warren
Peter and MaryJo Warren
Edward and Belinda Watkins in memory of Sarah Spotswood (Berkeley) Watkins
Mr. and Mrs. T. Ashby Watts III
Kathleen W. Webb
Ray and Margie Weidner
Anna B. Weil
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wellborn in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Glenn and Jeanette Wertz
Bill and Phebe Wescott
Mr. and Mrs. W. James Wetzel
Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Wheeler
Rebecca B. Whitaker
Mr. and Mrs. B. Hunt Whitbeck, Jr. in memory of Dick Sadler
Ms. Sandra K. White in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Chris and Barbie Whorton
James and Barbara Williamson
Jeff and Jan Winemiller
Timothy R. Winters
Jonathan Witter
Ms. Virginia B. Wohlford in memory of Sylvia Smith Griffin
Janice E. Woodard
John H Works Jr.
Jim and Marty Wright in honor of Travis McDonald
Gary Wright and Cheryl Donlon
Denise Yannone and Stephen Batt in honor of Harmon Eye Center
Mr. and Mrs. D. Bruce Zahor
310th Command Association in memory of Lib Walker
Appalachian Power
Blue Ridge Therapy in memory of Vincent Scully
Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Garden Club
Lynchburg Chapter, NSDAR
Anonymous (12)

The Thomas Jefferson Circle

Poplar Forest is grateful to these new members of our planned giving society, whose commitments were secured during the capital campaign. Thank you for leaving a legacy at Poplar Forest.

Virginia Arnold
Mr. Craig R. and Dr. Kristi S. Fowler
Dennis D. Mateski
William L. S. Ross
Phil and Cherrill Stone
David and Shelley Switzer
Paul and Wendy Tackett
Mr. and Mrs. Massie G. Ware, Jr.
Nancy M. and Jeffrey L. Wilson

Capital Campaign Sprint Donors

We extend our sincere thanks to the many donors who have supported our online fundraising campaigns for the following special projects.


Dave and Anna Adkins
Linda Bailey
Jim Bauer
Jason and Amy Beckham
Page Bethke
Joseph Bodenstedt
The Boisen Family
Joe Cafarella
Frank Callaham
Melanie Christian
Susan Cimbalo
Elizabeth Creech
Thomas Davis
Christina Dick
Judy and Ken Dotson
Jason and Mary Quinn Ferguson
Barbara Fultz
Garden Thyme Garden Club
Barbara Gengenbach
Mary and Tom Gough
Emily Greenwood
Linda Greenwood
David Gross
Susan Giles Hamilton
Suzanne M. Harkness
Gail and Wayne Harris
John Herzfeld
Lee Ann Houston
Ann Hubbard
Bev and Kate Hutter
Temp and Karen Hutter
Carmine Iadarola
Kyle Kendrick
Mary Kesler
Melora Kordos
Nancy Long
Kristin and Lefty Longa
Dr. George I. Martin
Stephen McLaughlin
Doug and Jill Moore
George Niblett
Gail Norkett
Mike Pinelli
Steve Preston
Ken Ringle
Larry and Leslie Roberts
Charlene Rode
Hans Schwartz
Linda Shanley
Sandra Sims
Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi
Deb and Rob Terry
Holly Veloso
Margie and Ray Weidner
Glenn and Jeanette Wertz
Diana West
Marilyn Williams

Dog Kennel

Paige Anderson
Jim Bauer
Lynne Bettinger
The Boisen Family
Richard Bottone
Caroline Y. Brandt
Doug Broadfoot
Roxanne Brouse
Carl Buesing
Johanna Cleary
Arlene Cundiff
Stacie Elliott
Laura Fischer
Emily Greenwood
Jeffrey Hardy
Alice Holcomb
Catherine Elizabeth Holcomb
Andrea Horton
Mary Laub
Judy Lavinder II
Patricia Lemon
Catherine Lynn
Dr. Laura Macaluso and Mr. Jeffrey Nichols
Genevieve Neale, DVM (Pawprints Mobile Medicine for Pets)
Peter Newskyj
Cynthia and Phil Nichols
Mary Ann O’Donnell
Paul Penny
Lenore Plassman
Robert J. Pratt
Will Rieley
Letty Shearer
Susan Sheppard
Susan Sihlanick
Mildred Steele-Hollenbeck
Christine Sweeters
Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi
Mary Norvell Thomson
Kari Thyne
Carolyn Turner
Christine Vrooman
Kenneth White

Public Trails

Steve Boyd-Smith
Margot Aker
Barbara Braun
Joe and Linda Carroll
Cornelia Christian
David and Beatrice Clauss
Glenn Dalton
Lynn Dodge
Curtis Elswick
Theodore C. Engelder
Rachel and Ryan Gagen
Wayne Gannaway
Emily Greenwood
Tammy F. Herron
Jessica Hogan
Donna Klimchuk
Arthur S. Lefkowitz and Amy Lawrence
Christopher Little
Morris Lockhart
Nancy Marion
Lynn McCashin
Marlene McCombs
Michael C. McCray
Madeline McDonald
Yvonne McMahon
Sam Mizener
Kyle Neuman
Peter Newskyj
Shawn Parrish
Carter Paxton
James Peery
Larry Peyton
Eric Proebsting
Lorraine Regula
Sylvia Rinker
C. D. Rivers
Ms. Amanda Robinson
Ms. Patricia P. Salamone
Mr. Greg Slominski
Anita Smith
Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi
Kay Van Allen
Gene and Debbie Walker
Dennis Watts

Jefferson Gate

Dave and Anna Adkins
Erica and Andrew Brown
Kyle Kendrick in memory of Roy Maynard Kendrick (1949-2017)
Mr. Leland Krebs and Ms. Lydia Gnos
Jacqueline B. Mars
Jane and George Phillips
Kathryn Reesman
Ken and Peggy Slusher
D. Cabell Vest
Deborah Ware
Shirley Ware

Fireplace Restoration

Dave and Anna Adkins
John Amoroso
Joseph Griffin
Suzanne Hamlin
Richard Mason
Robert J. Pratt


Christina Anderson
Joe and Judy Axelrod
Doug and Ruth Broadfoot
Jennifer Dickey
Nicholas Diffenbaugh
Greer Illingworth in honor of Ian Robert Whittinghill
Dennis D. Mateski
Marlene McCombs
Gail Norkett
Christopher Powell
Kathryn Reesman
John and Suzanne Schoenbrunn
Mark and Susan Sihlanick
Kathleen Stout
Joshua Swenson

School Field Trips

Carolyn Clark
Mr. Mark Ellis
Emily Greenwood
Vivian Haussermann
Christian S. Hutter III
Katherine M. Kramer
Alexandra Macaluso
John Pensec
Teresa Watson

Exhibit Cases

Dick and Elsie Byrne


Dr. Laura Macaluso and Mr. Jeffrey L. Nichols
Paul and Wendy Tackett

Gifts Were Received in Honor of the Following:

Catharine and Wood Burns
Agnes Lee Campbell
Alice Carter
Vanessa Cisz
Courtney Clark
Gertrude Clark
Dave Clauss
Brian Foree
Jack Gary
Zeb and Jan Gray
Harmon Eye Center
Donald Holcomb
Beverly S. and Frances F. Hutter
Mr. and Mrs. Christian S. Hutter III
The Hutter Family
Clay S. Jenkinson
Richard Mason
Travis McDonald
Mary Ruth Mizener
John L. and Hilda Moser
Alfene Page
Judy Penny
Gail Pond
Margi and Booner Reiman
Helen Reveley
William Rieley
Rick and Lynn Spies
Marian and Preston Stevens
James O. Watts, Jr.
Sarah Key Watts
Stephen Watts
Christian Stevens Wayt
Scott and Betty Wright

Gifts Were Received in Memory of the Following:

Gene Alford
William and Carolyn Barnett
Robert Q. Barr
Nat & Willie Ree Broach
Rick Bruce
Frank H. Callaham, Jr.
Lester E. Campbell, Jr.
James R. Cleary
Nancy E. Dalton
Mazell Franklin Dotson
G. Logan Forsyth
Sylvia Smith Griffin
Button Gwinnett
Katharine D. Hiner
Ann Hoskins
Beverly S. and Frances F. Hutter
Kyle Kendrick
Roy Maynard Kendrick
Hilda Lorraine Kuchar
Timothy A. Kuhn
Frank Lagana
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan A. Lavinder, Jr.
Carden C. McGehee, Jr.
Jeanice Midgett
James C. Miller
Stella H. Miller
R. William “Bill” Moore
John L. and Hilda H. Moser
Mac and Genevieve Nowack
Charles M. Parker
Rebecca Pernice
Richard T. Sadler
Ulli Scharnberg
Vincent Scully
Thomas J. Shanley, Jr.
Jean Stevens
Edward H. Tarkington
Frank Thomasson
Donald G. Tipton
Massie Valentine
Lib Walker
Sarah Spotswood (Berkeley) Watkins
Walter J. Weidner

Gifts Were Received in Honor of Four-Legged Friends:

Scottish Terrier Bonnie from Forest, VA
Klaus Van Tassel
Kyle and Troop
Ripley, Cora and Pappy
Stevi and Kallie

Gifts Were Received in Memory of Four-Legged Friends:

Casey and Mont
Maxwell, Gus and Boudreaux
McDuff and Toby; the two best dogs ever
Oli Duff

Please note that this list reflects gifts made to sprint campaigns through August 20, 2020. Thank you for your generous support.

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