Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House

National Trust for Historic Preservation



We’re participating in #MuseumWeek 2015! 

Check out this great article and the fun hashtag themes for each day! We’d love it if everyone would participate when you visit – just check the theme, use that day’s hashtag along with ‪#MuseumWeek, and post it on any of our social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter (@WoodlawnPopeL), and Instagram (@woodlawnandpopeleighey) !

The 52nd Annual Needlework Exhibition and Nelly’s Tea Room will remain open on the last two Tuesdays of March, March 24th and March 31st, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. 

Woodlawn and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House, sites of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, are located on the same grounds in historic Alexandria, Virginia. On a beautiful 126-acre estate of rolling hills overlooking the Potomac River, visitors can explore and contrast the architectural and historical backgrounds of two unique homes and enjoy a natural retreat in the midst of the busy Route 1 corridor.

Non-Profits Partner to Grow Food-Focused Future at Woodlawn

Alexandria, Va. (December 6, 2013) – The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture today announced a partnership to expand the mission of the historic Woodlawn Plantation in Alexandria, Va., to include a destination for visitors to eat, learn and garden. Click here for the full press release.

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A Georgian house designed by William Thornton, architect of the U.S. Capitol, explore Woodlawn and its historic property, originally part of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Photo by Gordon Beall