| 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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — President Franklin D. 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....
| 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 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,...
| 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,&...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Despite her husband's deep distaste for Modern art, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller became nationally prominent as one of the avant garde movement's earliest and most influential American patrons — and the driving force behind the founding of New York's...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Three teams of chefs from Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Richmond will compete for top honor at the 2014 Iron Chef Wine & Food Expo. This year’s event will be held from 5:30 to 9 :30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Williamsburg Lodge.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The Williamsburg Farmers Market will host a spring market on Saturday, March 15.
The market, which will feature jams, baked goods, dairy products, grass-fed beef, cut flowers and other items, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The market is...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz.
The season of summer reading is upon us.
Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
| 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...