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  • Civil War Williamsburg

    Williamsburg is known for its central role in the American Revolution. Less known is that the city also played a role in the Civil War, suffering through a bloody battle on its doorstep and a three-year occupation. Featuring a history of wartime,...

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  • Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life

    The life—and lessons—of the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical. Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under the...

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  • Fall Semester Recipe Greeting Card

    A greeting card with a little something extra: a delicious recipe, straight from our tavern chefs! The card shows a beautiful depiction of the fall semester at William & Mary by folk artist Karen Cruden. The picturesque Wren Building, flanked by the...

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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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  • 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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  • Blacksmith's Iron Key Paperweight

    Add an artisan look to your home or office with this handsome paperweight shaped like a blacksmith's iron key. It's a unique desk accessory and a reminder of the skill of the 18th-century metal worker. The colonial blacksmith forged iron and steel to...

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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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  • Ghosts Amongst Us

    Based in part on Colonial Williamsburg's popular evening programs "Cry Witch" and "Ghosts Amongst Us"—and also including stories that have never been performed—here are the tales that chilled and amused Virginians over two hundred years ago...

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  • Hidden History of Civil War Williamsburg | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Hidden History of Civil War Williamsburg

    Each year, thousands of visitors from around the country visit the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's re-created 18th-century capital of Virginia to learn about the past and walk where the Founding Fathers walked. The fact that the same ground was later...

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  • Melody Harp

    This finely crafted wood zither, or melody harp, is one of the easiest instruments a child can play. Simply slide one of 12 song sheets under the strings and follow the "dots" with the pick. A great way to start a child onto a lifetime of music. 14 1/2"...

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  • Four Documents of Freedom

    Choose this unique set for the American history buff in your life, young or old. This impressive set of four antiqued historical documents includes the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, the Bill of Rights, and Abraham...

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  • George Washington's Rules To Live By

    When the Father of Our Country was a boy, he copied by hand a list of rules written almost 150 years before, and then passed on from generation to generation. The rules covered everything from table manners and hygiene to integrity and citizenship, and...

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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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  • Revolutionary City Comic Book

    Colonial Williamsburg's popular street theater program is now a colorful comic book! This unique history book will keep young readers turning the pages. Better yet, they'll get to choose what page they turn to next. Like the people of Williamsburg...

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