Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Williamsburg, Virginia

The Colonial Williamsburg Militia
The Colonial Williamsburg militia fires its two hundred year old Brown Bess muskets from a defensive square.  The Captain and the colors are posted in the center.  The militia drills twice a week in Williamsburg on the Market Square near the restored Magazine.

Perukemaker's Shop, Williamsburg, Virginia
The perukemaker fashions a wig such as was used by eighteenth-century gentlemen on formal occasions.  This is one of Restored Williamsburg's operating Craft Shops, open to the visitor.

Chowning's Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia
This famous Williamsburg alehouse features Brunswick stew, pecan waffles, charcoal-broiled steaks, and draught beer and ale.  Located on Market Square, it is a favorite gathering place for all who relish good food in a unique atmosphere.

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