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First Baptist Church on Nassau Street Archaeology Project (WYDaily/Gabrielle Rente)

Original Structure and 23 Burials Discovered at First Baptist Church Excavation Site

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COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG -- Excavations are well underway at the site of First Baptist Church on the corner of Nassau Street. It has been nearly a...

Local Tour Company Offers Walking Tour for Visually Impaired Students

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WILLIAMSBURG -- A local tour group is able to provide the experience of Colonial Williamsburg but in a unique way. For a fourth year, Williamsburg...

Colonial Williamsburg Archaeology Helps Oak Grove Baptist Restore Historic Cemetery

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ROCHAMBEAU DRIVE -- Nestled in a shady grove of massive oak trees, a little cemetery humbly sits within eyesight of construction along Route 64. Oak...
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally-recognized commemoration of the official end of slavery in the United States. (WYDaily/Wikimedia Commons)

Congress Passes Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

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NATIONWIDE -- The Senate passed a bill establishing June 19 as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. The Senate...
This image shows the finalized design concept for the Memorial to the African Americans Enslaved by William & Mary that was presented to the university’s Board of Visitors on Tuesday Aug. 25, 2020. (WYDaily/Courtesy of W&M)

William & Mary Host Ceremony to Commemorate Construction of Memorial to the Enslaved

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The College William & Mary (W&M) is preparing to get a new memorial installed on campus. Dedicated to persons enslaved by the university,...

Virginia Black Storytellers Will Bring History to Life at Freedom Park

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WILLIAMSBURG -- Williamsburg native Dylan Pritchett, aka “The Storyteller,” will be joined by other Virginia Black Storytellers at Freedom Park on Saturday, June 19.  From...
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally-recognized commemoration of the official end of slavery in the United States. (WYDaily/Wikimedia Commons)

Colonial Williamsburg and Community Partners join for Juneteenth 2021

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WILLIAMSBURG -- Colonial Williamsburg will join community partners to commemorate Juneteenth with a series of events on June 19, 2021. Observances will start at 10...

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