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Landmark Lost: Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Hastings Village (Part 2)

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To Read Part 1 of Landmark Lost: Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Hastings Village, click here! WILLIAMSBURG -- Last week, we took a journey back to days...

Five things you need to know: All about St. Patrick’s Day

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Éire go Brách! In what has become an important American holiday, St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. And while the holiday may look...

Erin go bragh: Busch Gardens brings St. Patrick’s Day festivities to the ‘burg

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Maybe it’s the luck of the Irish, or maybe it’s just Busch Gardens Williamsburg once again hosting a special event. For the entire month of...
A rendition of what Finnegan's Flyer will look like once it's constructed. (WYDaily/ Courtesy SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment)

Finnegan’s Flyer has an official opening date

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Nearly one year after first seeking a height waiver to build a “mystery attraction,” Finnegan’s Flyer is set to open in Killarney Village at...
William & Mary students on a rope bridge. (WYDaily/Courtesy Pam Eddy)

A hundred thousand welcomes: Ireland reflections from William & Mary study abroad

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 Toni Gay stood at the 13th-century stone ruins of Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland and found herself mentally swept across centuries. Gay, a doctorate student...
A height simulation for the proposed ride, as viewed from the entrance to Ireland. (WYDaily/Courtesy James City County)

Busch Gardens gets OK for 115-foot-tall mystery attraction

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A 115-foot tall attraction is coming to Busch Gardens. An expansion is being made to the Ireland portion of the park, where a new attraction...
Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Audrey Horning is one of a group of scholar-scientists that use multiple sources — written history, remembered history and material culture — to work toward assembling a more accurate picture of the past. (Photo by Joseph McClain)

Historical archaeology: Speaking truth to long-lived cultural narratives

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Written history doesn’t always get it right. “What written history tends to tell us is the narrative about what was supposed to happen,” Audrey Horning...