Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg

It wasn’t until America gained it’s independence from Britain that Virginia’s capital was moved to Richmond – a more secure and centrally located city. Previously, from 1699 to 1780, Williamsburg was the prosperous center of what was then more sprawling, densely populated, and powerful…

Important and Famous Visitors to Williamsburg

Important and Famous Visitors to Williamsburg

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Patrick Henry, James Madison, George Wythe, Peyton Randolph, and other historical figures of great importance to the U.S. all visited or even worked in Williamsburg before, during and after the Revolutionary War. (In fact, many of the precepts…

Williamsburg Ghost Tours

Williamsburg Ghost Tours

Ready to get the willies, the heebie-jeebies, to have your face turn white as a….ghost? It will all be in good fun, of course, when you enjoy one of the many ghost tours in Williamsburg. Williamsburg has seen many generations of Americans come and…

Revolutionary City

Revolutionary City

Walk in the footsteps of Colonial Williamsburg’s ordinary citizens and historic figures as the story of our struggle to become a nation is played out on the very streets where events leading to the establishment of an American republic first occurred. “The Revolutionary City”…

Historic Taverns

Historic Taverns

If you’d like to eat and drink as the Colonists did, you’re in luck: There are at least four taverns in Colonial Williamsburg that have been serving patrons drinks and meals since the 1700s. And they do by offering patrons a Colonial dining experience…

Cycle or Walk through History in Williamsburg VA

Cycle or Walk through History in Williamsburg VA

When you visit Colonial Williamsburg and the area surrounding it, you owe it to yourself to take a walk or a bicycle ride through history. The area has many bicycle and walking trails, several of which run through and around Colonial Williamsburg, while others…