| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
NEWARK — There were those who were definitely looking for attention at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday, like the guy dressed in Colonial Williamsburg-type garb or the fellow from Denmark who was dressed as the Where's Waldo character.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:01 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — The real-life tenant of "Downton Abbey" will be in Williamsburg next month.
Colonial Williamsburg and WHRO are hosting Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the eighth and current countess of Highclere Castle, the real-life setting for Masterpiece'...
| Dec 18, 2013
Williamsburg's blacksmiths and tinsmiths weren't the only tradesmen that had to ramp up production for the Revolution.
So many militiamen mobilized for the war in 1775 that their camp just north of town stretched all the way from the Capitol to the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
With the dreadful weather that's spread across much of the country this winter, even into the usually balmy South, thoughts of spring might seem like a fantasy.
But spring break really is on the horizon. It's a nebulous term, though, with getaways...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When a Royal Navy expedition led by Lt. Robert Maynard returned to Hampton from North Carolina on Jan. 3, 1719, the grisly sight of Blackbeard's severed head swinging from a bowsprit marked the end of one of history's most notorious pirates.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Colonial Williamsburg will offer free admission to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to visitors who "like" the Colonial Williamsburg Facebook page.
To get free single-day admission to the museums, visitors must say "I'm a fan," at any...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Let's not kid ourselves.
None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family's idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich
Where to Go: Chowning's Tavern
Address: 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, near the Courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg 229-2141; www.history.org/visit/diningExperience/chownings
Hours: Lunch 11:...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Sweet Honey in the Rock, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Washington, D.C., will come to the Peninsula as part of Colonial Williamsburg weekend celebrating the power of women and African-American culture.
Sweet Honey in the Rock, an all-female...
| Dec 16, 2012
The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany.
Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...