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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
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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
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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
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More Things to Do in Williamsburg

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Where the Action Was and Still Is: Market Square

Market Square is located about half way between the William and Mary College and the Capitol. This area was set aside as an area for fairs and markets. At the time, farmers would bring their wares to...
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Can't Miss "Downtown" on Duke of Gloucester Street

In 18-century Williamsburg, the three blocks of Duke of Gloucester Street (named in honor of his Highness William Duke of Gloucester) from Market Square eastward to the Capitol were always the...
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Williamsburg Vistor Center

Start your visit here by getting your tickets, making reservations for walking tours, carriage rides, lodging, dining, and evening programs. Rent a folding wheelchair at the Visitor Center. A limited...
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Be Sure to Visit the Houses: Peyton Randolph Home

Iloved touring the houses, and I was especially fond of the Peyton Randolph home. The orginal home was built in 1715, but the Colonial Williamsburg restoration began in 1938 and was completed by 1940....
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Abby Aldrich Rockerfeller Folk Art Museum

This museum has been moved to the Public Hospital Museum and DeWitt Wallace Museum.The first museum in the United States devoted to American Folk Art . Has so many wonderful exhibits of whimsical...
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The Weaver

Coachmaker Charles Taliaferro purchased this property in the early 1770s and practiced his trade there. In the early 1880s, Jesse Cole acquired the shop and used it as a post office and general store....
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The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

I was delighted as I walked through the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. It is located off South England Street close to the Williamsburg Inn.The untrained artists and craftspeople represent...
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Historical Homes of Duke of Gloucester Street #3

Duke of Gloucester Street simple beginnings was when it was once a narrow Indian path that was used by settlers as a horse path in the 17th century when the community that would become Williamsburg...
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What's for supper?

As you all know, food is one of my interests. Oddly, past visits to the Governors Palace overlooked the kitchen. It is always interesting to know how they cooked and ate during other times in history....
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Upper Chamber

The Upper Chamber was fashioned after the British House of Lords in that the position was passed down by birthright, from a lifetime appointment by the king. The members of the Upper Chamber served as...
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Immersing your child in the colonial spirit!

Costumes for either boys or girls were available to rent for $18.00, but some people made their own outfits for the kids who wore them throughout their visit! We bought the three corner hat for the...
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NAVIGATE THE MAZE AT THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE

A challenging thing for kids to do while at the Governor's Palace is to try out the maze in the gardens. It's created by natural plantings and so tall that you can't see out. We watched our grandson...
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PARTICIPATE IN AN 18TH CENT. POLITICAL DISCUSSION

There are opportunities to join in on recreations of the social commentary from the 18th century in Williamsburg--something we experienced at the Raleigh Tavern one night. The Raleigh Tavern was the...
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VISIT THE GOVERNOR'S PALACE AT CHRISTMAS

The Governor's Palace was home of the first royal Governor, Alexander Spotswood who helped oversee the building of it. It was completed in 1720 and occupied by seven royal governors. It is beautifully...
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136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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105 Visitor Center Dr, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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310 South England Street, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23187, United States
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101 St. Andrews Drive, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23188, United States
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331 Bypass Road, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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911 Capitol Landing Road, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States
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