Legends of the Land

An evening tour of Poplar Forest, from the slave quarters to the kitchen-storytelling, spirituals, recipes from Jefferson's kitchen and more!
An evening tour of Poplar Forest, from the slave quarters to the kitchen-storytelling, spirituals,...
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551
Region Central Virginia
Locality Bedford
Saturday, October 25, 2014 (5:30 PM-8:00 PM)
Phone: (434) 525-1806
Museum Shop: (434) 534-8120
Mary Massie mary@poplarforest.org
Poplar Forest Plantation www.poplarforest.org/events

Legends of the Land

Saturday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Legends of the Land returns this year to bring a whole new dimension to the ongoing exploration of the Founding Father’s complex legacy. This guided, lantern-lit evening walk traverses the plantation from the kitchen to the slave quarters with stops along the way to meet and learn about the lives of the more than 94 enslaved men, women and children who kept Poplar Forest running. Experience the magic of African American storytellers as they bring period folktales and myths to life; listen to the soulful sounds of traditional black spirituals; and more.

Legends of the Land tours are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are required. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6–16 and free for children under 6. In the case of rain, the event will be rescheduled for the following Saturday, November 1.

Sponsored by Progress Printing and The News & Advance.


Admission Fee: Admission is $15 for Adults, $10 for children ages 6 - 16 and free for children under age 6.

Last Updated: 10/1/2014 9:34 AM
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