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  • Taking the Kids -- to Williamsburg in fall

    Taking the Kids -- to Williamsburg in fall
    Do you believe in "The World Unseen"? In ghosts? Maybe this time of year; maybe because we're in a small room lit by candlelight and the question is being posed by a seemingly possessed young woman named Sarah Pelham, who lived in 18th-century...
  • Baltimore blacksmith shop to run nonprofit museum

    Baltimore blacksmith shop to run nonprofit museum
    Sparks started flying at the blacksmith shop on West Saratoga Street when James Madison was president of the United States, and a crew there is still on the job, now operating in a hybrid historical museum and working business. The folks who run G. Krug...
  • Notes and notables

    Wall in Williamsburg Of all the memorials in our nation's capital, none is more emotionally evocative than the one that simply consists of 58,195 names etched into two long black rock walls. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was completed in 1982 to a...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military

    Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to its art museums to active duty military, retired military members and veterans from Oct. 9 to 13 in honor of a special exhibition honoring Vietnam veterans.  According to a press release from...
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt rescues fishermen off Florida coast

    Sailors and Marines aboard the Norfolk-based USS Theodore Roosevelt rescued two men off the Florida Coast earlier this week after their vessel was engulfed by flames. Sailors spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. Monday about 90 miles off the coast....
  • Donation is music to Easton High School Band's ear

    Donation is music to Easton High School Band's ear
    The Easton Area High School band will get five new wind instruments thanks to a $5,000 donation from a local philanthropist. The donation from the Trigiano Foundation was presented at Tuesday night's school board meeting by Elaine Trigiano to high school...
  • Williamsburg dig unearths new clues on pioneering 1700s black school

    Williamsburg dig unearths new clues on pioneering 1700s black school
      Archaeologists exploring the grounds of a College of William and Mary dormitory where a sprig of a colonial brick footing was found last year have unearthed the remains of two outbuildings believed to be part of a landmark African-American school....
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers free tickets to Hampton Roads residents

    Colonial Williamsburg offers free tickets to Hampton Roads residents
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering free tickets to its Historic Area and art museums to residents of most cities and counties in Hampton Roads.  The free one-day tickets will be available Aug. 8 through Aug. 15 to residents of Williamsburg, James City...
  • Washington College names interim president

    Washington College names interim president
    Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
  • Origins of French-American cuisine explored in Colonial Williamsburg dinner

    Origins of French-American cuisine explored in Colonial Williamsburg dinner
    A history lesson and a great meal are in store if you sign up for “The Founding Fathers of French Cuisine,” a French-inspired culinary evening taking place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 19, in the Regency Room of the Williamsburg Inn....
  • Saving Jamestown's historic church tower

    One of English America's most iconic early colonial structures may have dodged a potentially disastrous cold-weather wrecking ball this past winter when near-record freezing temperatures caused new lime mortar joints to fail instead of splitting off large...