Archives for the "Poplar Forest" Category

Nov 18, 2014

Artifacts from the Carriage Turnaround: the 20th century

Over the last 3 years, archaeologists at Poplar Forest have excavated the Carriage Turnaround to understand what it might have looked like during Jefferson’s era and what changes the later owners made. We’ve finished cataloging the Carriage Turnaround artifacts and I’d like to highlight several of the interesting items we’ve seen from various periods of […]

Dec 15, 2014

Artifacts from the Carriage Turnaround: the Long Hutter (19th) Century

“So the ages have their dress and undress; And the gentlemen and ladies of Victoria’s time are satisfied with their manner of raiment…” W.M. THACKERAY — “THE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP” Today the second part of our artifact series on the Carriage turnaround will highlight several Hutter period artifacts. The Hutters owned Poplar Forest for 118 […]