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The Dead of Night Ghost Tour
"The Dead of Night Ghost Tour meets a ghostly guide who takes you by candlelight down the dark streets of Williamsburg. Immediately hear of the bodies buried behind the homes and shops throughout town. Strange stories of the secret vault buried in the graveyard and dead bodies still lying below the church floors
From $14.00
 
Witches of Williamsburg Tour
"The Witches of Williamsburg Tour takes you to the darker end of town where you will walk down hauntingly quiet and eerie streets. Hear of the many witch trials in Virginia beginning in 1626. Learn of the strange and frightening ways they tested for witchcraft. Who exactly ate those witches cakes made of urine and rye meal? On your way to the old jail listen carefully for the creeks of the Wagon of Death over on old Nicholson Street. Could the Wagon be coming for criminals housed in the jail? The gallows are just down the road a bit where cheering crowds are awaiting the gruesome hanging. Follow your guide to the very haunted Booker Tenement and the Jones family graveyard
From $14.00
 
Ghosts And Witches of Williamsburg Combination Tour
"The Combo Tour Ticket will complete your night. What better way to spend an evening than with ghosts and witches in the dark town of Williamsburg. These two tours are offered together at a very low price. Each tour is unique. You will not want to miss a minute of the gory details. The Witches of Williamsburg Tour takes you to the darker end of town where you will walk down hauntingly quiet and eerie streets. Hear of the many witch trials in Virginia beginning in 1626. Learn of the strange and frightening ways they tested for witchcraft. Who exactly ate those witches cakes made of urine and rye meal? On your way to the old jail listen carefully for the creeks of the Wagon of Death over on old Nicholson Street. Could the Wagon be coming for criminals housed in the jail? The gallows are just down the road a bit
From $20.00

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CARRIAGE RIDES

Why not see colonial Williamsburg the way the original gentry did, by horse and carriage. TIP: This activity filled up QUICKLY--sign up is advised asap when arriving in Williamsburg. Check at the visitor's center or go to the ticket office. The cost of renting a carriage for 1/2 hr. is $10 per person if you have a general admission ticket; it is $15 per person without.

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Nov 04, 2005

Horse Drawn Carriage Ride

This was fun, especially for kids. It cost $10 per person for a nice 15 minute ride around Williamsburg in a period horse drawn carriage. Seems a little hokey at first glance, maybe, but great for kids!

JMCUSA
Dec 09, 2003

Carriage Rides

A favorite outdoor activity but reserve before the visit to Colonial Williamsburg by calling
1-800-447-8679

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Jan 15, 2004
 
 
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Jamestown Settlement

This is a festival of sorts, held once a year since 1984. Re-enactors represent military personnel from 64 A.D. to present time. They are dressed in full period military attire that includes...
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Merchants Square

merchants square is located between the colonial williamsburg historic area and the college of william and mary. this colonial themed shopping and entertainment venue offers over 40 shops, bars, and...
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Governor's Palace

I've been to the Governor's Palace twice - once in 1962-63 when we lived in Norfolk, and again after my dad died in 1973. These photos are all from 1963 The first photo shows the Palace through the...
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DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum presents a generous selection of the most important objects in the Colonial Williamsburg decorative arts collections. British and American antiques, pewter...
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Bruton Parish Church

Although the congregation was establish in 1694, this church that stands today was not built until 1715. It is an Episcopal church and has continuously served the congregation for 300 years. The...
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Winery

I'd never been to a winery before, even though I adore the fruit of the vine. Williamsburg was my first, and only, so far. You drive in through the fields and they are really pretty. Inside, they've...
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