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Freedom Park

Just outside of historic Williamsburg, Virginia, lies a place where time seems to stand still, where the whispers of the past echo through the rustling leaves of ancient oaks. This place is known as...
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2024 Yorktown Market Days

Yorktown Market Days - Saturday, May 18 - 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. You'll love starting off your Saturday browsing baked goods, fresh-cut flowers, handmade soaps and candles, impressive artwork, and much more. The free, wheelchair...
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Williamsburg’s Revolutionary Road

Williamsburg, once the thriving capital of Virginia, holds a significant place in American history as a hotbed of revolutionary fervor during the colonial period. As the seat of government and a center of political...
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Colonial Williamsburg Fairy Butter

At the center of any Colonial Williamsburg home was the hearth. It provided warmth, light, and equally important - food. A favorite hearth recipe was Fairy Butter. Even Dolley Madison was known to serve...
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Colonial Ginger Cake Cookies

Try this Colonial Williamsburg ginger cakes recipe! Ginger cakes - or gingerbread cookies, compliments of The Tasting Table and adopted from Raleigh Tavern Bakery, are a Williamsburg tradition. Besides being wonderfully fragrant -...
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Restoring Williamsburg

The newest book about the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg and a detailed look at the history of the colonial city by WilliamsburgVisitor.com

Williamsburg Then and Now

In 1930, Howard University captured Williamsburg before the restoration of the colonial capital. In 2014, representatives from Colonial Williamsburg drove the same route to film a side-by-side comparison of the changes. https://youtu.be/tqfb2Edwx84 Before the restoration,...

CBS developing sitcom based on Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is inspiration for new CBS comedy CBS is set to produce a new TV sitcom called "America, U.S.A." which takes place in a fictional living-history theme park that is based on Colonial Williamsburg. The...
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TV series about Williamsburg’s Colonial Parkway murders will air on Oxygen Network

"The Lovers' Lane Murders" television show will air on the Oxygen Network beginning February 11. The series focuses on the Colonial Parkway murders. The Colonial Parkway murders were a cluster of deaths that occurred...
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Freedom: The Hands that Built History Tour

Freedom: The Hands that Built History Tour   Come commemorate Black History Month as WJCC pays tribute to the generations of African Americans whose hard work, talents and skills built this nation. Freedom: The Hands that Built...