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Experience the Life

  • African American Experience

    African American Experience

    See the hopes and struggles of enslaved and free African Americans.

  • Animals

    Animals

    Rare and unusual breeds make an authentic living landscape.

  • Christmas

    Christmas

    The town is trimmed in signature style in Williamsburg at Christmastime.

  • Christmas

    Colonial Social Classes

    Social stratification in the colonial era.

  • Home and Beauty Recipes

    Cosmetic Recipes

    18th-century reciepts to perfect your appearance and scent your person.

  • Family

    Family

    Trace the roots of the American family all the way back to the 18th century.

  • Food

    Food

    Bring the Revolution to your table with recipes from our taverns.

  • Gardening

    Gardening

    Ornamental, edible, or medicinal, gardens bring bounty from the soil.

  • Manners

    Manners

    Read the rules that guided the founders.

  • Politics

    Politics

    Dig deeper into the causes and outcomes of the war with Britain.

  • Religion

    Religion

    Learn the role religion played in the colonies.

  • Tools

    Tools

    Discover elegant tools evolved for exacting tasks.


History is Served

RECIPES FEATURE:

18th-century recipes for the 21st-century kitchen

This blog-format recipe collection presents an 18th-century "reciept" alongside a 21st-century translation every two weeks. Cook along with us, send your comments and questions, and enjoy a taste of history. Explore




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