Tag Archives: Colonial Williamsburg

Run the DoG

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Colonial Williamsburg is a town-turned-museum that recreates Williamsburg, Virginia, as it was in the 18th century when it was the colony’s capital. Founded by billionaire industrialist and ardent colonial revivalist John D. Rockefeller, it opened in 1934.  It’s now the … Continue reading

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Jefferson, Jefferson, Jefferson

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Whosoever shall be guilty of rape, polygamy, or sodomy with man or woman shall be punished, if a man, by castration, if a woman, by cutting through the cartilage of her nose a hole of one half diameter at the … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh is not a Colony

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I’m learning that tourists are late risers and I’m often the only one on the first tour of the day.  So it didn’t surprise me when I found myself alone, waiting for the start of the 9AM tour of the … Continue reading

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Booing Benedict Arnold

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A small group came marching down the Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg: a couple of colonial militiamen, followed by a fife and drum, followed by a civilian.   The group made their way to the front of the courthouse.  The soldiers and musicians … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Lambs

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If there’s anything I like more than history, it’s animals.  So when I heard that Colonial Williamsburg’s spring lambs had been born, I did what any self-respecting crazy lamb lady would do — I rushed down to see them.  Williamsburg is … Continue reading

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