Meet Patrick Henry
His passionate speech spurred citizens to action.
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Our American Revolution
Explore the causes, character, and consequences of an American Revolution that continues to shape lives around the globe.
Read about the rare breeds program.
In Colonial Williamsburg's 301-acre Historic Area stand hundreds of restored, reconstructed, and historically furnished buildings. Costumed interpreters tell the stories of the men and women of the 18th-century city—black, white, and native American, slave, indentured, and free—and the challenges they faced. In this historic place, we help the future learn from the past.