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January 2, 2014

And the winner is …

The George Wythe House

The George Wythe House

Greenhow Tenement Kitchen

Greenhow Tenement Kitchen

Readers have chosen the George Wythe House as their favorite decorated door in Colonial Williamsburg’s historic district.

Hundreds of voters in the Patriot’s Choice Poll chose the colorful green and red apple-adorned wreath as the top winner.  The George Wythe House, located on the Palace Green, received nearly 41 percent of the vote.

Peyton Randolph House

Peyton Randolph House

Runners-up were the Peyton Randolph House on Nicholson Street, with 30 percent of voters choosing it as the top door; and the Greenhow Tenement Kitchen on Duke of Gloucester Street with nearly 29 percent of the vote.

Guests on the holiday house tour and others were invited to vote in the Patriot’s Choice awards over the past few weeks. The public poll followed the annual official judging of door decor by a three-member team.

Read more at history.org:

Winners’ secrets of door-decorating

Learn about Colonial Williamsburg’s famous photo calendar

Winter specials at Colonial Williamsburg




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