During the 18th century, half of Williamsburg’s population was black. Learn more about the daily life and culture of African Virginians.
Experience the stark contrasts of freedom and slavery at the house of one of America's most prominent families. Gain a deeper knowledge of the early African American experience at the home of Peyton Randolph and discover how the enslaved members of the household struggled to find their own roads to freedom.
Caesar Hope was a celebrated figure in the city who, as their barber, gained a unique perspective on the most notable gentlemen of the time. Stop in to his shop and meet this iconic figure as he shares his incredible life's story with you.
Come and join Nation Builder Reverend Gowan Pamphlet in a celebration of our country's recently introduced religious liberty, as the newly freed Pastor speaks about liberty, freedom, and equality. Along comes a young preacher that seems to know Reverend Pamphlet better than himself. Who is this young preacher?
As the colonists transformed from subjects to citizens, a great many changes affected their lives and their hopes for the future. Meet two remarkable heroes of the American Revolution, the Marquis de Lafayette and James Armistead Lafayette, and discuss their aspirations for the future.
The distinctive collections of the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum are located under one roof.
The fun doesn't end just because the sun sets. Whether you're looking for some drama or to be spooked, there's something to entertain you.