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April 30, 2012

Local Musician Performs Civil War Tunes at WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers May 4

Local musician Timothy Seaman performs selections from his just-released CD, “Tenting on the Old Campground,” a collection of tunes from the Civil War era from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, May 4 at WILLIAMSBURG Booksellers, 101-A Visitor Center Dr., Williamsburg.

Copies of his new CD will be available for purchase for $14.95.

Seaman specializes in the hammered dulcimer but features the mountain dulcimer, bowed psaltery and a variety of flutes in his performances. His CDs – “Celtic Airs,” “Celebration of Centuries,” “Wayfaring Stranger,” “Virginia Wildlife,” “Sycamore Rapids” and others – will be available for purchase.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and presentation of the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. This town-sized living history museum tells the inspirational stories of our journey to become Americans through programs in the Historic Area and through the award-winning Revolutionary City program. Explore The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and discover the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum featuring the best in British and American decorative arts from 1670 – 1830 and the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum home to the nation’s premier collection of American folk art, comprising more than 5,000 folk art objects made during the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Colonial Williamsburg is committed to expanding its thought-provoking programming through education outreach on-site and online. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the preservation, research and educational programs of the Foundation. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at

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