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Dec 26, 2002 Colonial Williamsburg Showcases the Best of British and American Pewter
Dec 20, 2002 18th and 19th centuries sparkle in CW exhibition of rare, antique jewelry
Dec 20, 2002 Rockefeller Foundation grant to fund Native American Interpretive Programs at Colonial Williamsburg
Dec 20, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® Catalog’s e-commerce site allows Santa to surf the Internet for the perfect gifts
Dec 20, 2002 Women’s clothing store signs lease for space in new College Corner Building
Dec 20, 2002 Robert J. Trammell Jr. creates educational endowment fund for Colonial Williamsburg
Dec 20, 2002 CW products division announces staffing changes
Dec 20, 2002 55th Antiques Forum includes presentations by David Rockefeller, national experts
Dec 06, 2002 Bassett Hall re-opens following renovation
Dec 06, 2002 Williamsburg Inn welcomes Dickens’ descendant for third annual “A Christmas Carol”
Dec 02, 2002 CW acquires Lasser colonial coin collection
Dec 02, 2002 Grand Illumination sparks holiday celebration
Nov 22, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG®, Stickley add to Reserve Collection
Nov 22, 2002 ’Tis almost the season to visit “Holiday Favorites” at CW
Nov 22, 2002 Wallace Museum programs celebrate holiday traditions in America and Europe
Nov 22, 2002 Golden Horseshoe to host 2007 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship
Nov 18, 2002 Wilsons receive Churchill Bell award
Nov 18, 2002 David Rockefeller discusses new book “Memoirs” at the Hennage Auditorium
Nov 18, 2002 Two new CW books coincide with opening of exhibitions
Nov 08, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® Holiday Catalog captures spirit of season
Nov 08, 2002 New York retailer showcases WILLIAMSBURG® tabletop designs during reception
Nov 01, 2002 CW honors military during Veterans Day weekend
Nov 01, 2002 Carter’s Grove to close for comprehensive facility, site and program assessment
Nov 01, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG®, Period Lighting join to produce historic collections of lighting fixtures
Nov 01, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® announces rug licensing agreement with Capel Inc.
Nov 01, 2002 Give the gift of history with corporate, conference gifts from CW
Nov 01, 2002 Scottish music featured at CW's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Oct 18, 2002 CW preparing for the 400th anniversary celebration of the founding of Jamestown
Oct 18, 2002 Institute program looks at roots of political rebellion
Oct 18, 2002 Williams-Sonoma store celebrates grand opening in Merchants Square
Oct 18, 2002 CW author speaks on witchcraft in colonial Virginia
Oct 18, 2002 2002-2003 Electronic Field Trip season begins
Oct 06, 2002 Emily Roberts named assistant curator of historic interiors
Oct 06, 2002 Museum program examines Tasha Tudor's dollhouse
Sep 30, 2002 Goldstein named curator of mechanical arts, numismatics
Sep 30, 2002 Thomas N. Spong returns to CW Hotel Sales
Sep 30, 2002 Folk art to go on display at Katonah Museum of Art
Sep 30, 2002 10th Annual Gala at the Gallery celebrates opening of "Language of Clothing" exhibition
Sep 30, 2002 CW bursting at the seams with blockbuster clothing exhibition
Sep 20, 2002 CW map exhibition will debut at New-York Historical Society this fall
Sep 20, 2002 Williamsburg Garden Club gives $3,000 for Palace Maze
Sep 20, 2002 Wallace Museum’s Fall Lecture Series explores Virginia “Capitols”
Sep 20, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® provides a variety of gift solutions for the gardener in your family
Sep 20, 2002 Ghosts, legends and Edgar Allan Poe lend eerie theme to autumn in CW
Sep 20, 2002 30 Millionth viewer sets record for "Story of a Patriot"
Sep 06, 2002 Continued investments in programs, staff, facilities highlighted in CW's 2001 Annual Report
Sep 06, 2002 Ceremony, programs at CW remember the victims, heroes of September 11
Sep 06, 2002 Foundation to honor public safety personnel
Sep 06, 2002 Wallace Museum lecture focuses on American coverlets
Sep 06, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® gets an “A” for timeless design, functionality and practicality
Sep 06, 2002 ‘Cold Mountain’ begins filming at Carter’s Grove
Sep 06, 2002 Beauty of Virginia inspires concert at Wallace Museum
Aug 30, 2002 CATALOG AGE recognizes the WILLIAMSBURG® Catalog with award
Aug 30, 2002 Beth Moore promoted to director of marketing for products at CW
Aug 30, 2002 Virginia Symphony slated to perform at Williamsburg Inn
Aug 16, 2002 Carl Beard is named executive director of development at CW
Aug 16, 2002 Norfolk Foundation funds the purchase of Steinway piano for Kimball Theatre
Aug 13, 2002 Gen. Washington prepares for 1781 Siege of Yorktown during Labor Day weekend at CW
Aug 09, 2002 CW extends educational partnership with TNCC
Aug 09, 2002 Williams-Sonoma will occupy corner building in Merchants Square
Aug 09, 2002 Former curator named CW director of historic trades
Jul 26, 2002 Williamsburg Symphonia announces subscription series at Kimball Theatre
Jul 22, 2002 Gleason joins foundation as the associate curator of furniture
Jul 12, 2002 CW Journal adds new online features
Jul 05, 2002 Norfolk Southern Foundation gives $18,000 grant for African-American programs at CW
Jul 05, 2002 American Golf Classics to open in Merchants Square
Jul 05, 2002 Summer Breeze concert series returns to Merchants Square
Jul 05, 2002 Southern California couple endows new history education chair, McCluney named to post
Jul 05, 2002 Beat the summer heat at the Kimball Theatre
Jun 28, 2002 Half of Americans are willing to give up personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution to protect country, study finds
Jun 20, 2002 CW breaks ground for new College Corner Building
Jun 20, 2002 Brothers-in-Arms recognizes role of African-American patriots, loyalists
Jun 20, 2002 Live music, popular films are highlights at the Kimball Theatre in June
Jun 20, 2002 “An Afternoon of American Music Nostalgia” featured in Kimball Theatre’s summer matinee series
Jun 20, 2002 Joseph J. O’Callahan oversees CWC-HG lodging operations
Jun 14, 2002 James L. Easton named vice president of products for CW
Jun 14, 2002 Min oversees Inn, Lodge and hotel facilities in Historic Area
Jun 14, 2002 New managing editor joins CW's quarterly magazine
Jun 14, 2002 CW's first new horse carriage in four decades made possible by the generosity of donors
Jun 07, 2002 CW concert celebrates 225th anniversary of the American flag
Jun 07, 2002 CW's Summer Coolers provide escape from dog days of summer
May 31, 2002 Rockefeller supports CW’s Presidential Discretionary Endowment Fund with gift
May 31, 2002 Silver nutmeg graters go on display at Wallace Museum
May 31, 2002 Hans Schadler brings more than 30 years of culinary experience to CWC-HG
May 24, 2002 CW trustees approve new construction, raise the storehouse walls, host 75th Anniversary celebration
May 24, 2002 “Made in America: Coverlets from the collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl” exhibition opens May 24
May 24, 2002 Gifts from WILLIAMSBURG® , inspired by the Founding Fathers (who were dads too)
May 24, 2002 Gary Brown returns to head sales, conference operations at CW hotel properties
May 20, 2002 Nancy Campbell joins preservation leaders at White House reception honoring the National Trust
May 17, 2002 Binns to expand store in Merchants Square
May 17, 2002 CW, W&M team up to offer American history programs
May 03, 2002 CW begins summer ad campaign
Apr 30, 2002 David Rockefeller makes $1.5 million gift to CW
Apr 30, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® unveils new lighting lines, licensing agreement at High Point
Apr 30, 2002 Green Course debuts 2002 dinner menu with new items, old favorites
Apr 30, 2002 By popular demand, Scottish map lecture returns to DWDAM
Apr 16, 2002 Laura J. Loda named Vice President of Human Resources for CW
Apr 15, 2002 CW hosts Byers’ Choice collectors event
Apr 15, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® offers selection of Mother's Day gifts that would make the Founding Mothers proud
Apr 12, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® line of botanical products is anything but garden variety
Apr 05, 2002 Classic women’s clothing store signs lease with CW, opening 2003
Apr 05, 2002 56th Garden Symposium uncovers the chemistry between gardeners, gardens
Mar 29, 2002 New 18th-century play has familiar theme of freedom
Mar 22, 2002 July Fourth History Survey captures five regional, international awards
Mar 22, 2002 April programming to focus on the role of religion
Mar 08, 2002 Americans invited to become inspired, educated about their nation at CW in 2002
Mar 08, 2002 “Coyote Run” explores the culture, heritage of Ireland
Mar 08, 2002 Kimball Theatre brings live concerts, Oscar-nominated film to Merchants Square
Mar 08, 2002 Historic Area appoints permanent directors
Mar 08, 2002 Green, Gold Course Grills open for lunch
Mar 08, 2002 Wallace Museum’s “Furniture of the American South 1680-1830” exhibition travels to several other venues
Mar 01, 2002 Williamsburg Institute hosts back-to-back seminars on 18th-century transportation and music
Mar 01, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® catalog focuses on spring products
Mar 01, 2002 Donors across the country provide funding to send teachers to institute
Mar 01, 2002 Institute programs put 18th-century history in context for CW’s 21st-century visitors
Mar 01, 2002 Women’s History Month programs highlight contributions of women from Williamsburg over four centuries
Feb 13, 2002 CW Annual Report highlights long-term record donations and institutional investments
Feb 13, 2002 CW reports strong results in admissions, fund raising, hospitality
Feb 13, 2002 The Williamsburg Institute presents "The Art and Mystery of Gunsmithing"
Feb 13, 2002 Colonial Williamsburg and Sotheby’s team up to present seminars on 18th-century food and ceramics
Feb 13, 2002 New director of Internet hired
Feb 13, 2002 Staff development director brings diverse background to Historic Area
Jan 27, 2002 Hand-carved wooden animals on display at AARFAM
Jan 27, 2002 CW receives gift of 24 Mattie Lou O’Kelley folk art paintings
Jan 23, 2002 Presidents Day weekend at CW examines lives of America’s first chief executives
Jan 23, 2002 Movies return to Merchants Square, Kimball Theatre unveils new schedule for January and February
Jan 04, 2002 WILLIAMSBURG® Products, Spode introduce new tableware products at Atlanta Gift Show