There are a number of behind the scenes tours that will give you make you appreciate what goes into re-creating the 18th-century colonial capital….
On Monday afternoon, Riva S. Medina will take an Oath of Allegiance to the United States at a ceremony at Colonial Williamsburg….
By Ben Swenson
We knew she was a friend of liberty by the purple ribbon she wore.
By Lisa O. Monroe
Some 300 fifes and drummers will take part in Colonial Williamsburg’s 11th annual Drummers Call from May 16-18. Fourteen separate and unique units will perform during the three-day weekend in what will be the annual event’s biggest showcase of military music demonstrations yet….
By Claire Weaver
Visitors can become revolutionary spies in Colonial Williamsburg’s latest interactive, alternate reality game: REVQUEST: THE OLD ENEMY™….
By Toni Guagenti
Charity. Benevolence. Integrity. Peace….
In 1776, James Anderson, public armourer for the newly formed Commonwealth of Virginia, planned and built a public armoury to maintain and manufacture weapons, tools and other equipment used by the American military.
A plan to reopen a portion of Historic Jamestowne on Wednesday morning hit a snag when federal authorities refused to make an exception to the U.S. government shutdown.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is a privately funded, not-for-profit organization and is not affected by the federal government shutdown. All activities and events will go on as planned.
Discussions concerning the U.S. government shutdown have all eyes on the Oval Office in Washington, D.C., today. In Colonial Williamsburg today, visitors can watch progress on the first Oval Office — the re-creation of an oval-shaped tent that served as the sleeping and office space for the first commander-in-chief of the United States….