The sprawling home was built by Francis Eppes, cousin to Thomas Jefferson's wife, Martha. Jefferson visited the estate several times, and two of his daughters lived there while he was minister to France. Tour this early American gem during Eppington Heritage Day. Enjoy carriage rides, children's games, crafts and living-history demonstrations. 14600 Eppes Falls Road, Chesterfield. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Food and refreshments available. For details, call 751-4946 or visit chesterfieldhistory.com.