Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation allows classroom use of its website text, images, and media. Students and teachers may download text, images, and media without restriction for use in a classroom setting*. Audio, video, and podcast interviews may not be presented to a non-educational audience without the expressed, written consent of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
* Electronic Field Trips are excluded. Registered schools see copyright information in the Electronic Field Trip teacher materials.
The following statement should be included on each copy:
© The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2013
Note: "Colonial Williamsburg" is a trademark name and a registered service mark of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted material, including but not limited to downloading, printing, and performance (i.e. display.) Any individual who uses copies of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation World Wide Web site text and/or images (http://www.history.org; http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org; http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.net) for purposes in excess of "fair use" as defined by the copyright law may be liable for copyright infringement.
Any use of text and/or images which is not defined as educational or fair use requires written permission from The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Content of this website may not be used for commercial purposes.
To request non-classroom use of text or images from Colonial Williamsburg's website, contact our Visual Resources Library.
Links to other websites are occasionally provided as a convenience for our users and their inclusion does not imply the Foundation’s endorsement of content or responsibility for use of these sites. Please carefully read all terms, conditions, and privacy statements of each website you visit.
About the website
The Internet department of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation designs and produces www.history.org and www.colonialwilliamsburg.org. The Marketing department designs and produces www.colonialwilliamsburg.com. Since 1996, the site has grown to more than 10,000 pages offering:
- Vacation planning
- Educational resources
- Research material about colonial America
- Donor opportunities
- Information for journalists
- Multimedia experiences about the beginning of the American Revolution
In July of 2000, www.williamsburgmarketplace.com offered WILLIAMSBURG products online. All WILLIAMSBURG products are reproduced from or inspired by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's world-renowned collections of 18th and 19th-century antiques.
See our internet progress through the years...
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The Internet staff appreciates the assistance of the following contractors:
Winner of 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008,
2007, 2006 and 2005
Outstanding Website WebAward. The annual WebAwards
are sponsored by the Web Marketing Association.