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Independence Day Celebration at Poplar Forest

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July 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the birth of America and the 244th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence with some good early-American-style fun at Thomas Jefferson’s Bedford County retreat.

Enjoy colonial-style entertainment, demonstrations by colonial artisans and craftspeople, colonial militia recruiting, archaeological displays, old-fashioned children’s activities, pony rides, a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence and more!

Admission to the Independence Day festivities is $10 for adults (ages 16+); $3 for youth (ages 7—15); and free for children (ages 6 and under). House tours are available for a discounted rate.


Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States
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