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January 28, 2013

Mysteries Unearthed at the Armoury

Archaeologists at the Armoury site wrapped up their 2012 season with some expected — and some unexpected — finds. From a fence line and a saw pit to unexplained burials, catch up on what was discovered and what it all might mean.

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August 6, 2012

A “Virtual” Update

In earlier blog entries, we introduced Virtual Williamsburg and the digital reconstruction of the armoury property happening at the same time we are physically rebuilding the site. The previous posts showed the first stage of modeling, or research models in which the buildings are recreated as accurately as possible. We are now working on the … Continue Reading »

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July 27, 2011

What’s Cooking in the Anderson Kitchen?

Anderson kitchen interior.

In Spring 2012, the Armoury building and kitchen will officially open to the public. The site will once again be bustling with blacksmithing and other industrial activities related to supporting the war effort during the Revolution, but another, perhaps less expected, interpretive area for the site will be foodways. However, … Continue Reading »

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November 23, 2010

Images of the Kitchen Frame-Raising

Welcome to our first image gallery for the Armoury Reconstruction project! Periodically we will post updates as a set of pictures showing project activities. This gallery is a series of photographs taken during the Anderson Kitchen frame-raising, which took place on November 12.

To view a larger version of an image and a description, simply click on a picture. Once the larger image is opened, the left and right arrow keys can be used to move through the series. Mousing over the left or right side of an image will also reveal a clickable arrow for moving backward and forward between pictures.

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November 2, 2010

New Views from the Webcams

Map showing the location of the Reconstruction Site

Both webcams have moved over the past few days to provide new views of the ongoing work at the Armoury site.  The Armoury cam is now in its permanent location facing south on the second floor of the Anderson House.  The shed, which was “home” … Continue Reading »

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October 21, 2010

Rebuilding the Anderson Kitchen

The foundations of the kitchen chimney are leveled as additional brick courses are added.

The Armoury reconstruction project is now in full swing! Over the past few weeks the team has begun working on the kitchen, which will be the first building reconstructed. The original 18th-century brickwork for the chimney has been underpinned to … Continue Reading »