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Sharp quills serve sharp wit.
History is Served
Potato balls are favored at the governor's table.
Songs of the Revolution
American music comes with political overtones.
Summer 2011 journal
James Fort, prisons, the Civil War, and more.
2010 images from “Under the Redcoat” reenactment
Explore antique clothing and accessories in our new online exhibit.
In Colonial Williamsburg's 301-acre Historic Area stand hundreds of restored, reconstructed, and historically furnished buildings. Costumed interpreters tell the stories of the men and women of the 18th-century city—black, white, and native American, slave, indentured, and free—and the challenges they faced. In this historic place, we help the future learn from the past.