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Poplar Forest

Lynchburg, Virginia
County of Bedford.
Lynchburg vicinity
National Register Number: 69000223
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: House Museum.
Web Site: www.poplarforest.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 11, 1971):
Completed in 1819, this one story, octagonal-shaped brick structure was built by Thomas Jefferson as a country retreat. Gutted by fire in 1845, it has been faithfully rebuilt.


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