The Atlas Obscura Guide To Williamsburg
8 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Williamsburg, Virginia
Updated August 10, 2023
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In Colonial Williamsburg, Thieving Rats Save History
Historians owe a debt of gratitude to these furry pilferers.
by Amy Crawford
At Colonial Williamsburg, a 'Landscape of Resistance' Is Thriving Once Again
The gardens of enslaved people left a lasting legacy across the American South.
by Omnia Saed
Podcast: President Heads
Join us for a daily celebration of the world’s most wondrous, unexpected, even strange places.
by The Podcast Team
The Colonial Tavern Dishing Up 18th-Century Vittles
A new menu at Williamsburg's living-history museum offers carrot puffs and hunters game pye.
by Kayla Stewart
Excavating a Queer History of Colonial Williamsburg
Historians are digging into the lives of 18th-century colonists who may have lived outside the norm.
by Sabrina Imbler