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W&M History Professor Recognized by Society of American Historians

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WILLIAMSBURG -- William & Mary Assistant Professor of History Brianna Nofil was awarded in May the 61st annual Allan Nevins Prize by the Society...

Remembering Grace Sherwood, the “Witch of Pungo”

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WILLIAMSBURG -- This month in history, a legendary woman defended herself in Virginia’s most notorious witch trial.   Grace Sherwood, or the “Witch of Pungo,” was...

Werowocomoco Exhibit in Gloucester Brings New Historical Experience

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GLOUCESTER -- A permanent exhibit in Gloucester County gives an up-close look at Werowocomoco. Werowocomoco is an archaeological site in Gloucester that served as the...

Northam announces plans to remove time capsule from Robert E Lee statue

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STATEWIDE -- Back in 1887, a time capsule was placed in the pedestal foundation of the Robert E. Lee statue located at Monument and...

An Early Twentieth Century View of Yorktown [Photo Gallery]

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YORKTOWN -- In past weeks, we examined early twentieth century Williamsburg and Yorktown during the Civil War. Today, our "time machine" will take us...
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,...

Local Closures in Recognition of Juneteenth

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE -- This Saturday, June 19 is Virginia's first official state observance of Juneteenth. Below is a list of local government closure in...

Yorktown’s French Sister: Port-Vendres, France

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  YORKTOWN -- History between Yorktown and the French goes way back. Harkening back to the days of General Rochambeau and Marquis de Lafayette, our...