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

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Teresa Harris’s original drama returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. A trilogy drawn from the real-life experiences of men and women enslaved at Poplar Forest, the dramatic presentation explores the complexity of their lives and their struggles to survive. A Q&A with Teresa Harris, the cast and Poplar Forest’s archaeologists follows the performance. Bring your friends and family and experience a part of Poplar Forest’s history brought to life. Tickets are $15 for adults (ages 18+); $10 for students (ages 6-17 and college); $4 for children (ages 5 and under). Rain date: Sunday, May 16.

Please note: All visitors are required to maintain social distancing protocols and wear masks while on tours and in public buildings. Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 protocols, all dates are subject to change; please visit www.poplarforest.org to confirm the date and time of an event.

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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
  • $15 for adults (ages 18+); $10 for students (ages 6-17 and college); $4 for children (ages 5 and under).