Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Update for Monday – March 2, 2015:


Due to continued icy weather conditions, Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey will be closed on Monday, March 2, 2015.  

All scheduled employees, volunteers, and demonstrators should not come in.

Please note that 52nd Annual Needlepoint Exhibition is closed on Tuesdays. Please check back Tuesday evening for an update of our hours of operation for Wednesday. 



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