WILLIAMSBURG — There is nothing quite like taking a look at the past.
The Colonial American capital, Williamsburg, has gone through quite a metamorphosis since its founding in 1638. In the 1930s, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., made the decision to restore the now rural, nearly forgotten town to a historical aesthetic to educate people on this important piece of the founding of the United States.
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However, prior to the restoration, the town looked a bit different. Check out the photo gallery below to journey back to the past to see Williamsburg looked like prior to restoration.