Discover Historic Williamsburg: The Capital of Colonial Virginia
Program No. 2010RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
0 meals
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At a Glance

Go back to the Williamsburg of 1770 — a cosmopolitan, English community on the edge of the New World — and examine historical and cultural themes of Colonial life. Learn how patriots, gentry, women, Africans, and Indians contributed to society. Discover the music and religious practices of early Virginians. As a special treat, enjoy the ambiance of a Colonial tavern's strolling musicians and character interpreters while savoring a delicious meal served in the Colonial style.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the transformation of the town into a living history museum, from the restoration of original buildings to the art of historical interpretation.
  • Interact with a special visitor from Jamestown who provides lively and gossipy interpretation of daily life in the first Colonial capital.
  • Experience the life of Colonial students in a visit to the Ancient Campus of William & Mary, where hard benches are the only seats in class and chapel.

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