|Poplar Forest, view from the rear of the house|
Say the word “Monticello” and one immediately thinks of Thomas Jefferson’s stately home. Lesser known is Jefferson’s retreat “Poplar Forest,” located about 70 miles south of Monticello, near Lynchburg, Virginia.
|Archaeological excavation on Poplar Forest's circular drive|
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Award-winning author Cynthia Howerter loves using her training in education, research, writing, and speaking to teach and inspire others about a time in America that was anything but boring. A member of the Daughters of the American revolution (DAR), Cynthia believes history should be alive and personal.
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For additional information on Poplar Forest: www.poplarforest.org.