October 6, 2018
14201 Eppes Falls Road
Chesterfield Va. 23838
This celebration honors the long history of the beloved Chesterfield landmark, and
pays homage to the many revered figures that passed through its doors, including Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette.
In honor of the anniversary, the Eppington Plantation will be opening its doors to the public for tours through the home and the adjoining cemetery (usually only available by appointment). The Heritage Day celebration will include a large array of 18th century period
- musical performances
- games and activities
A historical reenactor portraying Marquis de Lafayette, a friend of Eppington’s owner Francis Eppes, will be there to walk guests through history, and a colonial militia encampment will give artillery demonstrations. There will be food vendors, craft beer tastings and visiting artists from Plein Air Richmond will be painting on site and selling their works.
The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 7. Free admission and parking. No pets allowed. For more information, call 751-4946