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Cry Witch!

The polished wood gleams in the glow of flickering candles. It’s nighttime, and little moonlight breaks through the circular window panes in their cream-colored frames. Several dozen visitors have gathered in the courtroom of Colonial Williamsburg‘s dull-red brick Capitol building to serve as the jury in a recreated trial of Grace Sherwood, the “Virginia witch”.… Read More Cry Witch!

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Resolved, Free and Independent States!

On May 15, 1776, the Virginia Convention in colonial Williamsburg unanimously adopted a resolution instructing the colony’s delegates to the Continental Congress to introduce a motion for the 13 colonies’ independence from Great Britain. ShareTweetPinRedditEmail