Information Session on the 2016 APC Member Excursion to Historic Lynchburg and Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

January 29, 2016

Poplar Forest

Photo: Corporation for Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

Join us on Tuesday, February 2, 2016  from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for a  presentation by Sergei Troubetzkoy on the sites and attractions featured in APC’s upcoming June 2016 donor excursion.  Refreshments will be served from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm; the lecture will immediately follow.  Reservations are not required.  This event is free and open to the public.  

A special benefit to APC members at the Building Block level ($125 and above) is eligibility to participate in donor trips to unique historic places.  Prior trips have included Stratford Hall and the Northern Neck of Virginia to visit historic sites dating back to the Colonial period.  In 2016 guests will be traveling to historic Lynchburg, VA to visit Thomas Jefferson’s “Poplar Forest” home, multiple historic districts and cemeteries, Appomattox Court House, the historic “Point of Honor” and many other exciting sites.

Mr. Troubetzkoy is the Director of Tourism for the city of Lynchburg, Virginia.  He is a noted author and lecturer on Virginia’s historic attractions, as well as 19th Century American Silver and Cast Iron.  He is also one of the founders of the Historic Blandford Cemetery Association in Petersburg, VA and has written extensively on the ironwork in Petersburg.

For information on joining the Atlanta Preservation Center or upgrading your existing membership, please visit our website or call us at (404) 688-3353.

Point of Honor

Photo: Point of Honor/Lynchburg Museum Foundation

Historic Sandusky Lynchburg Civil War Sesquicentennial
Photo: Historic Sandusky Foundation