Colonial Williamsburg®

History.org: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Official History and Citizenship Website

CW Foundation navigation

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

You are viewing our regular site | View a mobile version. Hide this x

Page content
Reset text sizeResize text larger

Places

View all

The Brafferton

The Brafferton

education
Former Indian school on the William and Mary campus.

Bruton Parish Church

Bruton Parish Church

religious
A 1660 Anglican church still active today.

Bruton Parish Churchyard

Bruton Parish Churchyard

religious
Final rest for notable Virginians.

R. Charlton's Coffeehouse

R. Charlton's Coffeehouse

coffeehouse
A popular stop for elite townsmen.

Duke of Gloucester Street

Duke of Gloucester Street

public
Colonial Williamsburg's main thoroughfare.

Market Square

Market Square

public
Open space for markets, celebrations, and auctions.

Play Booth Theater

Play Booth Theater

theatre
Outdoor performance space in the 18th and 21st centuries.

Public Hospital

Public Hospital

hospital
The first mental hospital in North America.

Raleigh Tavern

Raleigh Tavern

tavern
A place to meet, play, and plan.

Wetherburn's Tavern

Wetherburn's Tavern

tavern
Site of balls and merriment.

Wren Building

Wren Building

education
America's oldest academic structure.

Bassett Hall

Bassett Hall

family
The Rockefeller's Williamsburg home.

Everard House

Everard House

family
A timber-framed home with fine interior ornamentation.

James Geddy House

James Geddy House

family
An uncommon L-shaped original building.

Ludwell-Paradise House

Ludwell-Paradise House

family
An elegant Georgian private residence.

Benjamin Powell House

Benjamin Powell House

family
The home of carpenter-turned-contractor Benjamin Powell.

Peyton Randolph House

Peyton Randolph House

family
One of Williamsburg's oldest homes.

Mary Stith House

Mary Stith House

family
Quaint one-story brick house bequeathed to servants.

St. George Tucker House

St. George Tucker House

family
Home of Williamsburg's first Christmas tree.

George Wythe House

George Wythe House

family
Home of an influential Virginia patriot.

Great Hopes Plantation

Great Hopes Plantation

family
An operating middling plantation.

Capitol

Capitol

political
The seat of colonial Virginia's power.

Courthouse

Courthouse

municipal
The home of law and order in the 18th century.

Governor's Palace

Governor's Palace

political
An opulent monument to British authority.

Guardhouse

Guardhouse

municipal
A post for munitions sentries.

Magazine

Magazine

municipal
Built in 1715 to store weapons and powder.

Public Gaol

Public Gaol

municipal
Debtors, deserters, and criminals were confined behind these brick walls.

Secretary's Office

Secretary's Office

municipal
Fire-resistant records storage for the 18th century.

Palace Green

Palace Green

political
This expansive lawn lends a stately prospect to the Palace entrance.

Modern Dining

Modern Dining

modern
From historic taverns to sleek bistros, eating with us is always an experience.

Kimball Theatre

Kimball Theatre

modern
Watch live performances and first-run films in this 410-seat theatre or in the 35-seat screening room.

Visitor Center

Visitor Center

modern
Start here to get the most out of your visit. Buy tickets, pick up maps and program guides, rent costumes, and more.

Merchants Square

Merchants Square

modern
Browse our shops or satisfy your appetite with casual outdoor dining or a gourmet experience.




Footer