From the Garden: The Remarkable Turkish Cucumber1

From the Garden: The Remarkable Turkish Cucumber

In the year 1737 the late John Custis, member of the Governor’s Council and renowned amateur horticulturist, received from Peter Collinson of Mill...
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An Insider's View on Field School. 1

An Insider’s View on Field School.

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Witness Extraordinary Silver in the Cahn Collection1

Witness Extraordinary Silver in the Cahn Collection

A temporary exhibition at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg offers a singular perspective on America’s silvermaking tradition. Titled...
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Throwback Thursday:  The Fifes & Drums1

Throwback Thursday: The Fifes & Drums

The Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums – also known as the Field Music of the Virginia State Garrison Regiment – carries forward the tradition...
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Understanding Slavery and African American History through Archaeology: The Challenges and Rewards  1

Understanding Slavery and African American History through Archaeology: The Challenges and Rewards

Archaeology plays a role in many research areas at Colonial Williamsburg, but it is an especially important component in our interpretation of...
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