| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Designer, gardening and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith presents “How to Get More Out of Your Garden than a Backache” during a book signing and lecture 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13,in the Colony Room of the Williamsburg Lodge, Colonial...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:53 AM
"If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden." (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
In honor of the 80th Anniversary of Historic Garden Week in Virginia the City of Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Garden Club invite you to take to...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Sarah Osborn wanted to take another shot at competing in small-bore .22 rifle shooting. Why not? The 14-year-old Hampton shooting phenom already had won national honors in air rifle.
This included winning individual silver and bronze medals in her age...
| Feb 3, 2013
Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War.
Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:09 AM
As the political epicenter of British America’s richest and most populous colony, the town of Williamsburg played host to a rich cross-spectrum of humanity during the 1700s.
Planters, merchants and tradesmen of all shades and stripes came from...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Even in a region celebrated for its early colonial churches, old St. Luke's stands out from the crowd.
No house of worship in English America reaches further back in time than this landmark 17th-century relic. And mixed in with the classical...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Rosanne Cash has earned a reputation for serious -- even weighty -- songwriting. In Williamsburg on Saturday night, the daughter of Johnny Cash performed a set that was loose and joyful -- not pretentious or downcast.
A crowd of about 800 packed the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:48 AM
ATLANTA - With all of the talk these days of liberty and citizenship, of who is a patriot and who is not, the new exhibit at the Atlanta History Center is something to consider.
"Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: How the Word Is Passed Down" opens...
| Sep 7, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG— For most of the year, the common mode of transportation along Duke of Gloucester Street is a horse and buggy.
Thursday afternoon, it was the M&M's Toyota Camry of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch that made an appearance in Merchants Square...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Archaeologists and forensic scientists working with human remains recovered at Historic Jamestowne last summer reported Wednesday that their follow-up studies have turned up the gruesome first physical evidence of the cannibalism that took place during...