Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House

National Trust for Historic Preservation



Take part in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s

“This Place Matters” Campaign!

When you visit Woodlawn & the Pope-Leighey House, ask in the Gift Shop for our “This Place Matters” Sign. Take a photo with the sign outside one of our sites and post it on social media, using #ThisPlaceMatters

Share it with us on  FacebookTwitter (@WoodlawnPopeL) (NTHP Twitter – @SavingPlaces), and Instagram (@woodlawnandpopeleighey)!

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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Events to remember at Woodlawn

Looking for a space for a corporate meeting, wedding, or other special event? We offer a variety of unique and historic settings just minutes from Washington, D.C. that are sure to fit your needs.


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