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The Day is Past and Gone: A Trilogy of Slave Life at Poplar Forest

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Experience a part of Poplar Forest history brought to life when Teresa Harris’s original drama returns to Mr. Jefferson’s retreat for one performance only! Drawn from real-life experiences, the trilogy of short vignettes explores the complexity of the lives of the enslaved African Americans and their struggles to survive. Each vignette takes place in a different area of the property, moving from the Wing of Offices to the carriage turnaround. Bring your friends and family for this unique event. Admission is $15 per person.

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The Day is Past and Gone: A Trilogy of Slave Life at Poplar Forest
  • 1542 Bateman Bridge Road
  • Forest, VA 24551
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  • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
  • Admission is $15 per person