Williamsburg and Hampton Roads

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  • 1. Jamestown Settlement

    Museum/Gallery

    Adjacent to but distinct from Historic Jamestowne is a mainland living-history museum called Jamestown Settlement. The site marries 40,000 square...Read More

  • 2. Capitol

    Building/Architectural Site

    Williamsburg was important because it was the location of the Capitol. It was here that the prerevolutionary House of Burgesses (dominated by...Read More

  • 3. George Wythe House

    House/Mansion/Villa

    This home was the residence of Thomas Jefferson's law professor; Wythe was also a signer of the Declaration of Independence. General Washington...Read More

  • 4. Governor's Palace

    House/Mansion/Villa

    His Majesty's Governor Alexander Spotswood built the original Governor's Palace in 1720, and seven British viceroys, the last of them Lord Dunmore...Read More

  • 5. Historic Jamestowne

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    An island originally connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus, Historic Jamestowne was the site of the first permanent English settlement...Read More

  • 6. James Anderson's Blacksmith Shop

    Historic District/Site

    At James Anderson's Blacksmith Shop, smiths forge the nails, tools, and other iron hardware used in construction throughout the town. The shop...Read More

  • 7. Market Square

    Plaza/Square/Piazza

    An open green between Queen and Palace Streets along Duke of Gloucester, Market Square was the site where cattle, seafood, dairy products, fruit...Read More

  • 8. Peyton Randolph House

    House/Mansion/Villa

    This was the home of a prominent colonist and revolutionary who served as attorney general under the British, then as Speaker of the House of...Read More

  • 9. Raleigh Tavern

    Historic District/Site

    This gathering place was the scene of prerevolutionary revels and rallies that were often joined by Washington, Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and...Read More

  • 10. Wetherburn's Tavern

    Historic District/Site

    Beginning in 1743 Wetherburn's Tavern offered refreshment, entertainment, and lodging and may be the most accurately furnished building in Colonial...Read More

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