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"Vegetable Gardening
the Colonial Williamsburg Way"

History, folklore, and practical advice for the garden.


"History is Served" blog

18th-century recipes for today's kitchen.

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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.

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