Williamsburg/Historic Triangle Area Programs

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Historic Garden Week

Explore 400 years of Virginia’s history and horticultural beauty as you visit homes and gardens during Historic Garden Week, America's oldest and largest statewide house and garden event.

Discover Historic Williamsburg: The Capital Of Revolutionary Virginia

Study historical and cultural themes of life in 18th century Williamsburg, a cosmopolitan, English community on the edge of the New World. From social to religious practices of early Virginians, examine Williamsburg through restored historic buildings and historical interpretation. Field trips include historic Jamestown, Virginia’s first capital, and Colonial Williamsburg.

Autumn in Williamsburg: Georgian Palaces Along the James River

Williamsburg in autumn is a delight for the senses. Examine life "to the manor born" of magnificent Tidewater plantations that flourished along the James River. Enjoy field trips to two historic Virginia plantations; into Colonial Williamsburg, where our American past is lovingly preserved and restored; a meal at a Colonial Williamsburg tavern; and free time to explore on your own.

Three Centuries of Gracious Living: Country Manors And Town Homes

Just outside Williamsburg, many historic plantations and mansions grace the Virginia countryside. These architecturally fascinating structures that were seats of power and wealth for three centuries await your discovery. From magnificent Georgian manors on the James River to a modest streamside farmhouse, explore the world of the landed gentry whose complex lifestyles mirrored aristocratic English society.