Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

Thomas Jefferson built Poplar Forest as a secluded retreat from public life. Travis McDonald, director of Architectural Restoration, talked about the site’s… read more

Thomas Jefferson built Poplar Forest as a secluded retreat from public life. Travis McDonald, director of Architectural Restoration, talked about the site’s history and goes behind the scenes of the current renovation project to show the historic trades of plastering and joinery.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lynchburg, Virginia, from January 20-26, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

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Program ID:
440463-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2018 | 7:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 26, 2018 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 18, 2018 | 7:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2018 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2018 | 8:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2018 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2018 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2018 | 10:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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