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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.

  • The War of 1812 HERO DVD

    A generation after the Revolution, Americans were once again plunged into war with Great Britain. Why? Join Henry Clay, Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, and others as they struggle to determine what course the United States will take. Also...

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  • Before They Were Authors | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Before They Were Authors

    What makes a writer? What inspires them? Where do their stories come from? Striking illustrations and a popular graphic novel format bring to life this anthology of literary legends and their childhoods in Elizabeth Haidle's Before They Were Authors...

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  • Dear Benjamin Banneker | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Dear Benjamin Banneker

    Throughout his life Benjamin Banneker was troubled that all blacks were not free. And so, in 1791, he wrote to Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, who had signed the Declaration of Independence. Banneker attacked the institution of slavery and dared to...

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