VA#5 Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

The story of Jefferson's life at his most private place

1542 Bateman Bridge Rd.
Forest, VA



Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

During the Revolutionary War, while living in his home in Monticello, Thomas Jefferson fled with his family to Poplar Forest hours before British solders invaded Monticello.

Question 2

Thomas Jefferson helped design Monticello, The Virginia State Capitol, and the Poplar Forest Villa.

Question 3

While President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson designed the 8-sided (octagonal) building.


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