12 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia
If you grew up in Virginia, chances are you took at least one field trip to Colonial Williamsburg. In fact, this is one of the most popular destinations for visitors and residents alike. It’s the world’s largest living history museum – a restored 18th century British outpost in the New World. Years before the American Revolution even began, ideas of America began blossoming here. Diverse and revolutionary ideals were discussed and eventually became the foundation for a society that would honor liberty and equality. Here are some interesting facts that you might not have learned about this historical spot.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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