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Get more benefits when you become a member and support our mission of restoring the land and architectural wonders that make Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest unforgettable.

GET MORE FROM MEMBERSHIP & LET THE LEGACY OF JEFFERSON LIVE ON

Join Poplar Forest for the first time, or upgrade your existing membership, by June 30, 2019, and get an additional FREE one-year membership to give as a gift!

Members become part of the Friends of Poplar Forest and are eligible for certain benefits throughout the year, as described below.

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All Membership Levels Include the Following Benefits:

  • 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases
  • Subscription to the bi-annual “Notes on the State of Poplar Forest”
  • Our monthly e-newsletter

NEW! Supporting Membership Levels

Citizen Membership

$40 per year

  • Unlimited admission for one
  • 10% discount on all event admissions 

Dual Membership

$75 per year

  • Unlimited admission for two
  • 10% discount on all event admissions 

Family Membership

$125 per year

  • Unlimited admission for two adults and all household children under 18
  • 10% discount on all event admissions

Patriot Membership

$50 per year (for ages 40 and under)

  • Unlimited admission for one
  • One complimentary admission to the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival or the theatre program of your choice

NEW! Contributing Membership Levels

For their generosity and support of Poplar Forest’s mission, our Contributing Members enjoy all the benefits of a Family Membership (unlimited admission for two adults and all household children under 18, a 10% discount on all event admissions and Museum purchases, plus a subscription to the bi-annual “Notes on the State of Poplar Forest” and our monthly e-newsletter), in addition to exclusive benefits listed below.

Burgess’ Society

$250–$499 per year

  • Free admission for 2 accompanied guests per visit
  • Free admission for members’ grandchildren under 18

Ambassador’s Society

$500–$999 per year

  • All the above benefits
  • Personal, behind-the-scenes tour for members and up to 2 accompanied guests (arranged through the Poplar Forest Development Office) 

Governor’s Society

$1,000–$2,499 per year

  • All the above benefits
  • Advance notice of and opportunities to participate in trips, tours and lectures related to Poplar Forest and Thomas Jefferson
  • 2 complimentary tickets to both our “Conversations with Thomas Jefferson” series and the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival

Secretary of State’s Society

$2,500–$4,999 per year

  • All the above benefits
  • Invitation for 2 to brunch on the lawn with Thomas Jefferson and his special guest, followed by behind-the-scenes tours, prior to Conversations

President’s Society

$5,000–$9,999 per year

  • All the above benefits
  • Invitation for 2 to President’s Society Retreat Weekend; dinner in Mr. Jefferson’s octagonal retreat on Friday night; continental breakfast and program on Saturday morning; brunch on the lawn with Thomas Jefferson and his special guest prior to Conversations, with behind-the-scenes tour opportunities available before and after brunch

Regent’s Society

$10,000–$24,999 per year

  • All the above benefits
  • Complimentary private Candlelight Tour for up to 4 people (offered on select dates in late November/early December)

The Thomas Jefferson Society

$25,000+ per year

  • All the above benefits
  • Wine reception for up to 4 people following private Candlelight Tour (in lower level of octagonal retreat)

Friends who include Jefferson’s Poplar Forest in their estate plans are recognized as members of the Thomas Jefferson Circle.
 
To become a member, you can make an online gift now or contact the Development Office at 434.534.8128 or development@poplarforest.org. To purchase a gift membership, please call the Development Office.
 
We truly appreciate gifts of every amount that the Friends of Poplar Forest contribute every year. You are giving history a future at this National Historic Landmark. Thank you!

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