| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
Through the Groupon deal, visitors can buy a Colonial Williamsburg ticket for $22 for adults or $11 for children, which is a 50 percent discount.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Colonial Williamsburg staged its first Antiques Forum in 1949, it hoped the art historians, antique dealers and antique collectors who gathered from across the country would leave the pioneering event feeling enlightened.
Instead, the remarks...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Just 18 days after forming Colonial Williamsburg Inc. and the Williamsburg Holding Corporation on Feb. 27, 1928, preservation pioneer W.A.R Goodwin made one of his most important hires.
Over the following 13 years, landscape...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Georgia O'Keeffe was already a world-renowned Modern artist when she returned to her family's former home in Williamsburg to receive an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary on May 7, 1938.
But to many residents of this small Southern...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:33 PM
“The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” by historian Alan Taylor won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for history. The book, which examines the impact of runaway slaves from Virginia who fled to the British for protection and...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When the longest-running film in motion picture history debuted on March 31, 1957, it was already far ahead of its time.
Financed by Colonial Williamsburg benefactor John D. Rockefeller Jr. and shot in and around the Historic Area in May 1956,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Long-dead President Thomas Jefferson backed Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Medicaid expansion plans Monday, saying the pursuit of healthiness is equivalent to the pursuit of happiness.
Yes, I cringed as I wrote that. No, I couldn't think of a better way to...
| May 31, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The Run for the Dream 8K wound through historic Williamsburg on Saturday for its fourth straight year. The run, and Sunday's half marathon, benefit An Achievable Dream and Wounded Warriors programs.
Sunday's half marathon begins at 7 a.m. at Colonial...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is bringing back its "Salute to Virginia" pass, which allows Virginia residents to pay for a day and return for unlimited visits throughout the year.
“This promotion was very well received by Virginia residents last year,&...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:54 AM
President Franklin Roosevelt wasn’t the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg’s newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.
Laid out according to a plan drawn by Gov. Francis...