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Virginia
Time Travel: Colonial America in Virginia With Your Grandchild
Discover Colonial Virginia as you examine early American artifacts, learn traditional parlor games, participate in spirited debates and build lasting memories with your grandchild.
Rating (4.89)
Program No. 4759RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
849

At a Glance

Adventure awaits you and your grandchild in Colonial Virginia! Discover the contribution of Native Americans, Africans and Europeans in Jamestown, journey back in time to Williamsburg at the onset of the American Revolution as citizens consider a break with England. Talk to prosperous Colonists like the wigmaker, silversmith and tavern keeper, then travel onward to Yorktown to walk the fields where our independence was won.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Examine artifacts from the original fort at Jamestown, site of the first permanent English colony in North America.
  • Experience Colonial life by learning to write with a quill pen, making potpourri, dressing up in Colonial clothes and playing a variety of lawn and parlor games.
  • Decide whether to stand with the Patriots or the Loyalists in a spirited debate moderated by a character from Colonial America.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-11.
Suggested Reading List
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