Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Alyson Ramsey
Main Address:
PO Box 419
Forest, VA 24551
GPS Address
1776 Poplar Forest Parkway
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Volunteer Opportunity:

Tour Docent

To become a volunteer at Poplar Forest, you must complete a training program to prepare you for your volunteer position. Volunteers should be willing to work a minimum of six hours (or two shifts) per month during the tour season (mid-March through December 30).

Tour docents lead guided tours of Jefferson’s retreat home and specialty tours such as Candlelight Tours, Enslaved Community Tours, Women of Poplar Forest tours, etc.

Docents give 2 tours per shift.


Open to

Skills Needed

No skills required


Next occurrence is
Sun, 10/02/2022  
(10am - 4:45pm)
Repeats every day until Sun Aug 20 2023.
Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
Duration of 6 hour(s) 45 minutes

Location Details

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Indoor Project
Outdoor Project

Poplar Forest
687 Poplar Forest Rd