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Historic Taverns

Shop for products inspired by the most-loved places at Colonial Williamsburg, including our popular tavern restaurants: Chowning's, Christiana Campbell's, King's Arms, and Shields. 

  • Root Beer of Chowning's Tavern

    The same great root beer served in Colonial Williamsburg taverns and restaurants, Chowning's Tavern Root Beer evolved from a colonial beer made by boiling the roots of sassafras, dandelion or licorice to extract their pungent flavors. The brew of 200...

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  • Ginger Ale of King's Arms

    The same ginger ale served in Colonial Williamsburg taverns and restaurants, The King's Arms Tavern Ginger Ale is made of ginger root, cane sugar and water. You'll love the great taste!  BUY MORE and SAVE! Buy 6-23 bottles - $2.75 ea. ...

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  • Bayberry Candles

    This set of two hand-dipped bayberry candles was made using traditional early American methods. Crafted from the waxen berries of the bayberry shrub, these candles arrive with a printed insert that explains the tradition of burning candles on Christmas...

  • Ginger Cakes In Raleigh Tavern Box

    PLEASE NOTE: Discounts and promotions do not apply to this item. Please allow additional shipping time, as orders are shipped out once a week. Do not choose expedited shipping at checkout - we cannot express ship this item. Orders...

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  • Tavern Check Placemats & Napkins

    Add these classic checked cotton table linens to your table and enjoy year-round. Placemat reverses from dramatic, all-American tavern check to a solid color. Napkin has mitered corners.  Features Choose from black, blue, or redSolid color reverse...

  • Tavern Shrub Clear Glass

    In the 18th century, a "shrub" was a drink consisting of sugar, vinegar, and an infusion of fruits, spices, or other flavors. This conical tavern shrub clear glass with our signature W on the base would make the perfect gift for a foodie or...

  • Raleigh Tavern Bakery Ginger Cakes Candle

    The scent of this candle will remind you of the legendary ginger cakes sold at the Raleigh Tavern Bakery. Features Ginger cakes-scented candleMade in USAWILLIAMSBURG exclusive!16 oz. Product Care Keep wick trimmed to 1/4"; stop burning when 1/2"...

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  • Bayberry Tapers

    Candles were an important part of everyday life in the 18th century. Bayberry candles were among the most prized candles in colonial America because of their clear, more consistent light and pleasant scent. One of the first written accounts of bayberry...

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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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  • Tavern Signs Kitchen Towel

    Bearing the signage of each of Colonial Williamsburg's four historic taverns, this tavern signs kitchen towel makes a great memento of the good times and good eats to be had in the Historic Area.  Features 18"L x 25"W 100% cotton WILLIAMSBURG...

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  • Tavern Tea Glass

    This custom-made glassware is a reproduction of an 18th-century tavern glass in the Colonial Williamsburg collections. Sip an ale or two as colonists would in the convivial King's Arms Tavern!  Features 5 3/4"H x 3 1/2" dia12 oz.Hand-blown...

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  • Christiana Campbell's Apple Butter

    George Washington once noted in his diary that he had dined at Christiana Campbell's tavern 10 times in two months. The same outstanding flavors that kept him coming back for meal after meal can be delivered to your door. Made with simple, all-natural...

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  • Medium Stoneware Mug, 16oz.

    Enjoy your favorite hot or cold beverages with 18th-century style! An indispensable part of tavern life, stoneware mugs with cobalt blue designs were the usual vessels for beer and ale in the 18th-century. This design was inspired by a salt-glazed...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg Christiana Campbell's Tavern Dinnerware

    Christiana Campbell's Tavern Dinnerware

    This charming blue and white pattern, incorporating a squirrel with grapevine, is based on fragments of a delft plate discovered in Williamsburg. This Christiana Campbell's Tavern dinnerware is a variation of a familiar Chinese pattern, indicating...

  • Colonial Williamsburg Chowning's Tavern Dinnerware

    Chowning's Tavern Dinnerware

    This colorful Chowning's Tavern Dinnerware pattern is an interpretation of an English delft plate made in Bristol, England, circa 1730. The peacock is copied from a multicolored fragment unearthed in Williamsburg during archeological excavations. Peacock...

  • Christiana Campbell's Tavern Mug

    This mug bears the insignia of the Christiana Campbell's Tavern and a group of famous seafood dishes, inspired by the decor of the eponymous historic tavern in Colonial Williamsburg. 4"H. Porcelain. Features 4"H Porcelain Food safe Microwaveable and...

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  • Old Stitch Pint Glass

    Toast centuries of celebrations with this inspirational pint glass. Ideal for a cold beer or any other beverage, each glass has the Old Stitch beer and Colonial Williamsburg logos on one side and "I fear the man who drinks water and so remembers this...

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  • Ginger Beer

    Old-fashioned refreshment! Since 1905, the Fentiman family of Newcastle upon Tyne, England have brewed this crisp, distinctive ginger beer. Shake before pouring for the most robust flavor. Features 18th-century English recipe Made from the finest...

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