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Books & Media

Discover original Colonial Williamsburg Publications and other books related to 18th century America in our Books & Media categories. Our selection includes children's books, non-fiction and fiction, cooking and gardening, arts and crafts, Colonial Williamsburg guide books, music, DVDs, and writing materials and stationary.

  • Colonial Williamsburg: The Story | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg: The Story

    It was in Williamsburg, Virginia, that American independence—and democracy—took root. And it is in the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg that millions have learned about the continuing relevance of America's founding ideas. Spanning...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg: The Official Guide

    Colonial Williamsburg: The Guide

    No visit to Colonial Williamsburg is complete without our official guide book! This first new edition of Colonial Williamsburg's official guide since 2014, this book includes information on all of Colonial Williamsburg's historic sites. This guide...

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  • Trend and Tradition Subscription | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    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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  • Hammerman In Williamsburg DVD

    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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  • Recipes from the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop

    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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  • Washington's Spies: Turn

    Washington's Spies: Turn

    Filled with espionage and intrigue, Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring shows a side of Amercian history that isn't taught in school. Readers who love a good spy story, American history, or military strategy will be enthralled with...

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  • Plants of Colonial Williamsburg

    Plants of Colonial Williamsburg

    This guide to the plants in Colonial Williamsburg's gardens describes and discusses two hundred flowers, trees, herbs, and shrubs. The historical background of each plant links it with the colonial period. Brief biographies of early plantsmen explain the...

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  • Grand Illumination Christmas Cards | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Grand Illumination Christmas Cards

    It's a Grand Illumination of fireworks  bursting in the air above the Governor's Palace in the background, amidst the snow, cresset burning and decorated homes in Colonial Williamsburg for Christmas. These Christmas cards will send...

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  • Holiday Pineapple Christmas Cards

    Holiday Pineapple Christmas Cards

    Colonial Williamsburg has used the pineapple to decorate for the holidays for several decades. In the 18th century, colonists decorated their homes and interiors with fruit for the holidays, making colorful, festive displays to celebrate. Commemorate...

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  • Maria's Story: 1773

    Maria's Story: 1773

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon When Maria Rind's father dies, her mother is forced to continue his work writing and publishing the Virginia Gazette newspaper. That leaves Maria to look after her three...

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  • Williamsburg Post Card Book

    Williamsburg Post Card Book

    With so many beautiful postcards to choose from, your toughest choose will be whether to keep them for yourself, or tear them out to send to friends. This book of 33 iconic images from Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area includes seasonal pictures of...

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