Jefferson at Peaks of Otter Lodge

Jefferson at the Peaks Dinner

NOTE: While we're busy planning, please check out our 2018 details below to get an idea of what to expect in 2019!

Due to inclement weather concerns associated with Hurricane Florence, our Jefferson at the Peaks event scheduled for this Sunday, September 16, has been cancelled.

Should you have any questions, please call us at 866-387-9905, but please note that there may be longer than usual wait times.

Discover one of Virginia's most legendary landscapes, Sharp Top Mountain, with one of the most legendary Virginians - Thomas Jefferson!

September, 2019
5:00 PM

Through a partnership with the National Park Service and Poplar Forest, guests will join Mr. Jefferson as he provides his unique perspective on the cultural and natural histories that Sharp Top holds. Event begins at 5:00 PM on the lawn with scenic Abbott Lake and Sharp Top Mountain providing the background as guests are welcomed by NPS Ridge District Interpreter Ranger Peter Hamel and his staff. Following the welcome, Mr. Jefferson’s will do his “Chain Presentation.” Then guests will move inside to the Calvin Rice Room and hear from Jack Gary, the Director of Archaeology at Colonial Williamsburg who will speak in more detail about Jefferson’s 1815 hike of the Peaks of Otter to take measurements, his calculations and discovery. Dinner will follow with Mr. Jefferson.

An overnight package is available.

$67 Per Person
Prices subject to 5.3% State Tax and 4% Local Tax.

Reservations are required; call 866-387-9905.

Dinner Menu

Soup

Peanut Soup

Salad

Wild Field Greens Garnished with Heirloom Tomatoes, Hothouse Cucumbers, Local Goat Cheese, and Toast Points, Dressed with Colonial Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette

Entrée

Whole Roasted Marinated Squab Napped with Fresh Sage & Red Wine Demi-glace Presented with Pureed Parsnips and Crispy Golden Potato Cake

Dessert

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Chantilly Cream

Beverages

Coffee
Tea
Jefferson at Peaks of Otter Lodge

Jefferson at the Peaks Package

Step back in time with one of the most legendary Virginians - Thomas Jefferson!

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