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Colonial Williamsburg Publications

Books in this section are official publications of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

  • Restoring Williamsburg - front cover

    Restoring Williamsburg

    Special Introductory Price! From our fascinating and highly readable best-selling classic, Williamsburg Before and After to our revised and expanded edition, Restoring Williamsburg combines the history of a major restoration bringing the story...

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  • Recipes from the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop

    Gingerbread cookies and other goodies from the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop bring back delicious memories for generations of Williamsburg visitors. In this cookbook, original recipes from rare 18th-century cookbooks are presented side-by-side with their...

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  • Early Upholstery Seating

    Watch a feature about our restoration expert, Leroy Graves, on CBS Sunday Morning. Leading Colonial Williamsburg conservator Leroy Graves has changed the way collectors and museums regard historic upholstery. Little upholstery from the eighteenth and...

    $65.00
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  • From A Colonial Garden

    The sequel to the original Entertaining Ideas from Williamsburg, our new From A Colonial Garden has wonderful new suggestions for dessert parties, company dinners, and even commemorating tulipmania! Find exciting decorating and cooking ideas (and clear...

    $19.95
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  • Tavern Cookbook

    It's six o'clock, stomachs are rumbling and suddenly you have a yearning for the Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder you enjoyed at Christiana Campbell's Tavern. No problem. Pull out your tavern cookbook. Roll up your sleeves. In an hour, you'll enjoy the...

    $21.99
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  • Gunsmith Of Williamsburg DVD

    Part 4 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg The gun was a vital part of life in 18th-century Williamsburg, and this 1965 docudrama demonstrates the expertise that went into the making of each...

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  • Trend and Tradition Subscription

    Trend and Tradition Subscription

    Trend & Tradition: The Magazine of Colonial Williamsburg is devoted to telling the stories of 18th-century America from a 21st-century point of view. Redesigned in 2016, the Foundation's quarterly publication continues to feature history articles...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg Hauntings

    Based on the official Colonial Williamsburg ghost tours, this book features stories from employees, residents and guests. Here are tales of unexplained alarms, moving chairs and windows, even flying checkerboards - plus spooky images of scenes guests on...

    $8.95
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  • Death by Petticoat

    Each day, at museums and historic sites across America, stories are told that stick in our memories. Some are true; the phrase "mad as a hatter," for example, came about because hatmakers were driven mad (or more accurately, poisoned) by mercury they...

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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...

    $15.95
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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...

    $45.00
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  • Hammerman In Williamsburg DVD

    Part 5 of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Archive Series: The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg In this realistic 1973 dramatization of life in colonial Virginia, our master blacksmith explains why the "hammerman" was one of the most vital...

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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...

    $24.95
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