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May 23, 2003

Bob Lang, President of Lang & Wise, to Sign New Collectible Version of the Governor's Palace

The Governor’s Palace is on sale for the first time in 222 years! Join Bob Lang, president of Lang and Wise, for a product signing celebrating the introduction of the new Governor’s Palace building and accessories -- the Palace Gates, the Governor’s footman and a couple attending the Governor’s Ball -- now on sale at Colonial Williamsburg.

This beautiful building is a must-have piece in the line of collectible Historic Area buildings created by Lang & Wise for the WILLIAMSBURG® product line. Mr. Lang will sign his customers’ Lang & Wise pieces from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 24 at the Williamsburg Marketplace at the Visitor Center.

Lang Collectibles are a wonderful way to re-create the look of an 18th-century village right in your own home. The Governor’s Palace retails for $155. Individual accessories are priced between $12 and $25. The WILLIAMSBURG collection pieces by Lang & Wise are available at the Craft Houses, Williamsburg Marketplace at the Visitor Center, Everything Williamsburg and on the WILLIAMSBURG website at Also, look for special pricing on retired Colonial Williamsburg pieces by Lang & Wise at store locations where the product is sold.

Revenue from the sale of WILLIAMSBURG® products supports the educational programs of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt educational organization that oversees and operates the restored 18th-century town of Williamsburg. For more information, call toll-free (800) 446-9240 or visit online at

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