Take a 60-minute walking tour of the Randolph Yard, Market Square and Palace Green. Examine slavery's evolution, and the reliance upon it by patriots like Peyton Randolph, to build a city, a colony and eventually a nation. Explore the paradox of the institution of slavery and the movement for independence by looking at the experiences of the free and enslaved members of the Randolph Household.
Space is limited for this program.
Dates & Times
Behind the Wythe House
Explore the yard and first floor of the Wythe House. Discuss Enlightenment thinking and ideas.
Teach them Diligently
Journey with Ann Wager, a lifelong teacher in Colonial Virginia, as she experiences what it takes to run the Williamsburg Bray School.
Art Museums Admission
Loquacious Lucy, Queen for a Day
When Lucy, a loquacious enslaved child, learns that her friend has been sold, her father must teach her hard lessons about slavery and instill in her the pride of her ancestors.