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  • The Journal of Major George Washington

    In 1753, Virginia Governor Dinwiddie appointed 21-year-old Major George Washington to a delicate mission - deliver a letter to the local French commander demanding that he and his forces leave British Territory and bargain for support with the local...

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  • Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia

    Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia by Carson Hudson is a fascinating book about eighteenth-century witchcraft beliefs and trials in Virginia based on actual facts in historical records and not Hollywood myths and modern legends. While the witchcraft mania...

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  • Eighteenth Century Clothing at Williamsburg

    Antique clothing worn by men, women, and children in the eighteenth century offering a revealing glimpse into the lives of colonial Virginians in Colonial Williamsburg. Accessories such as aprons, gloves, hats, handkerchiefs, fans, shoes, stockings, and...

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  • Forged In Wood DVD

    Part 9 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg This 1987 documentary shows how re-creating James Anderson's blacksmith shop provided a challenge for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's...

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  • Governor's Party Christmas Cards

    'Tis the season for holiday parties and the Governor's Palace hosted the most prestigious gathering in town. This set of 16 full-color, folded cards and envelopes features a Christmas Eve gathering on a snowy evening. At the time of its completion in...

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  • Organic Fiber Dyeing

    Traditional Dyes for Modern Fabric Lovers. Color, color, and more color-dyeing fabric was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places such as Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today's quilters and fabric artists. Using...

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  • The Colonial Naturalist DVD

    Part 3 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: Colonial Life through a Lens. Filmed in 1965, this docudrama highlights Mark Catesby's first visit to the colonies, where the self-trained naturalist spent time observing his natural...

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  • Women of the Revolution HERO DVD

    Bravery. Loyalty. Sacrifice. Women of the Revolution possessed all of these qualities. Explore the excitement, peril, and individual stories of Deborah Sampson, Mary Perth, Martha Washington, and other women, on both sides of the conflict, who proved...

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  • A Glorious System Of Things DVD

    Part 8 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: Colonial Life through a Lens. The 18th century was an age marked by an upsurge of scientific curiosity, and this 1983 docudrama shows how early American colonists learned of such important...

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  • Caesar's Story: 1759

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon Why do things have to change? Caesar lives with his family, but he is a slave, and when the master selects him to be a personal servant in the big house, Caesar has to obey. ...

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  • Dollhouses Miniature Kitchens and Shops

    For years, a visit to the dollhouse and antique toy exhibit at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum has been a beloved Christmas tradition for Williamsburg natives and out-of-town visitors alike. Now readers can bring the charm of the Folk Art...

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  • Entertaining Ideas from Williamsburg

    Virginia, of course, is famous for its hospitality. Drawing on that tradition, here's a treasure trove of ideas for celebrating special occasions throughout the year. From a winter anniversary to a spring wedding, a Fourth of July picnic to a children's...

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  • Flowers and Herbs of Early America

    Rediscover our American botanical heritage with this chronicle of the history and cultivation of 56 species of colonial flowers and herbs. Researched and written by master gardener Lawrence Griffith, curator of plants for The Colonial Williamsburg...

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