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Visit the Site of the Battle of Green Spring

Visit the Site of the Battle of Green Spring August 21, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Green Spring Plantation, a few miles from the center of modern-day Williamsburg, was considered a showplace property during the 1600s. Its 7,000 acres along the James River was the home of Governor Sir William Berkeley. It was known for agricultural innovation, greenhouses, horses and pottery. The main...

Revolutionary War Skirmish Occurred Near Williamsburg

Revolutionary War Skirmish Occurred Near Williamsburg July 12, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Anyone knowledgeable about the history in and around Williamsburg during the American Revolution will recognize the name of British General Lord Cornwallis. He surrendered to the American and French troops at Yorktown during 1781. But before settling in nearby Yorktown and only months before he was trapped...

Where Patriots Dined at Williamsburg

Where Patriots Dined at Williamsburg July 2, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Several small taverns were the center of dining, social life and politics in Williamsburg as Virginia grew as a colony and then began to challenge the king of England. Many of the establishments are recreated in this popular tourist destination, while one is the original tavern that stood during colonial...