13 Results for tag "Government"
Evening Program: To Hang a Pirate
Join with us in a trial of a member of the crew of Blackbeard the pirate that actually occurred in Williamsburg in 1719. Hear the evidence and make a judgment!
Evening Program: Cry Witch
Question witnesses, weigh evidence, and determine the guilt or innocence of "the Virginia Witch." Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter and intense emotion.
Evening Program: Revolutionary Points of View
Step back in time to the eve of the American Revolution, and there are just as many opinions about war and independence as we hear about politics and religion today.
Presentation: Order in the Court
After a short exploration of the Courthouse and its surroundings, participate in a local court session where lives, liberties, and property are contested.
Conversation: Meet a Nation Builder
Find a Nation Builder, a significant figure of 18th-century Williamsburg, around the Palace Green for some informal conversation.
Conversation: Meet a Person of the Past
Find people of the past near the William Pitt Store for some informal conversation or activity.
Performance: My Dear Madam
Mrs. Washington reflects on her life in the public eye and how her friendship with Mrs. Adams has shaped the role of the president’s lady.
Performance: All Things Are Possible
Robert Carter III discusses his inner struggles and new-found faith that will lead him to an extraordinary decision and an equally remarkable action.
Performance: Nation Builders Discuss the Tea Party
Join two Nation Builders as they discuss the events of the Tea Party in Boston and the impacts it had throughout the colonies.
Special Event: Salute to the Presidents
The pageantry of fifes & drums, cannon, and remarks from Colonial Williamsburg Nation Builders salute our nation’s Presidents on Market Square.
Special Event: An Evening with the Presidents
Join George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison for a discussion of their experiences as president.