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Historic First Baptist Church to Begin Month-Long Celebration of 245th Anniversary

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The community of Williamsburg will join the members and congregation of the Historic First Baptist Church to celebrate its 245th anniversary this month. Historic...

Local Actor Brings Founding Father to Life

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WILLIAMSBURG -- Most people wake up every morning and go to work at an office, a brick and mortar store, or a restaurant. Bryan...

Emancipation Monument Unveiled in Richmond

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STATEWIDE -- After the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond earlier this month, a new monument to honor the contributions of...

7th Annual Adventure Race Returns to Williamsburg with a Variety of Challenges

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The 7th annual Great Williamsburg Adventure Race is returning with unique challenges, puzzles and riddles from Thursday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept....

Cheers to Virginia Spirits Month

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STATEWIDE -- Governor Ralph Northam and officials with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)...

Jamestown Rediscovery Launches New Series of Virtual Tours

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WILLIAMSBURG -- Jamestown Rediscovery has launched a new platform that offers a unique look into Jamestown. “Digital reDiscovery: A Virtual Tour of James Fort,” is...

What’s Been Going on at the Poquoson Museum

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POQUOSON -- Since reopening to the public this past April, the Poquoson Museum has seen several new updates and changes at its historic location. Located at...
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...