Market House Field Work1

Market House Field Work

In two early Reconstruction Blog posts, architectural historian Carl Lounsbury described the market day scene: what you might see, hear, and smell,...
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From the Garden: Of Pickles and ‘Chokes1

From the Garden: Of Pickles and ‘Chokes

While I was away last week Williamsburg experienced the first hard frost of the season, the temperature falling to20 degrees on Mr. Fahrenheit’s...
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Why the turkey didn’t fly

By Paul Aron The choice of the eagle as our national symbol did not please everyone, especially since the eagle was traditionally an aristocratic...
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Campbells Awarded the Churchill Bell, Foundation's Highest Honor1

Campbells Awarded the Churchill Bell, Foundation’s Highest Honor

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Saturday bestowed its highest honor for public service, leadership and stewardship, the Churchill Bell, on...
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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Announces Campaign for History and Citizenship1

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Announces Campaign for History and Citizenship

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has embarked on a $600-million campaign to both reinforce and reimagine its role in the 21st century as a leader...
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