Jefferson at the Peaks Dinner
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Discover one of Virginia's most legendary landscapes, Sharp Top Mountain, with one of the most legendary Virginians - Thomas Jefferson!
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 at 6:30 PM.
An overnight package is available.
$73 Per Person
Prices subject to 5.3% state tax and 4% local tax; beverages are additional.
Reservations are required; call 866-387-9905.