4 Things I Learned at Margaret Hunter's Millinery: An 18th Century Trade in an Original Building
I'm loving Margaret Hunter's shop, the 18th century millinery in Colonial Williamsburg.
The Trades of Colonial Williamsburg Teach Us About Daily Life in the 18th Century
Major events in history are easy to find information about. What if you want to know a bit about daily life in the 18th century? The trades shop in Williamsburg can help!
The Scotchtown Post: Insight into Patrick Henry and the Place He Lived for a Few Pivotal Years
Have you visited Patrick Henry's Scotchtown? He only lived there for a few years, but they were pivotal ones.
Agecroft Hall: The Tudor House that Traveled to Virginia in the 1920s
Reasons to visit the Tudor house that travelled to America during the Gilded Age because of TC and Bessie Williams.
Experimenting on the Farm: A Necessity in 18th Century America and Beyond
Why was experimental farming necessary in early America? Let's hear what George Washington and others had to say.
What I Learned About 18th Century Food This Week: A Pound Cake Makes Many Cakes
How a Nun's Cake is related to learning the history of food in a place like Colonial Williamsburg.
The Woman in the Portrait and 2 More Who Fascinate Me
I saw a portrait and it led me to write about 3 women from early American history.
Things to Love About the Raleigh Tavern, Past and Present
Past meets present when you visit the Raleigh Tavern, an 18th century reconstruction showing off the Daphne and Apollo rooms, where liberty happened.
July 15th- A Random Date On Which Many Things Happened
What happened on July 15th in American history? Let's find out.
I Went to the Library to Learn About the Rare Breed Program but Left Wondering About Sheep.
Sheep were a vital part of American history! Learn the impact during Colonial times.
What to Write About When There Is So Much History? Anything.
What this blog is about: American history as I learn it.
Want to Really Understand American History? Read Letters and Other Primary Sources.
What's the best way to learn American history? Reading letters, inventories, diaries and other primary sources!
Being Free At 50: I Moved to Williamsburg and Get to Experience American History Every Day
Experience American history come alive! This blog is dedicated to what American history is really about. The people and everything in their lives.