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Historic Jamestowne Will Offer Some Haunted History With “Tales of All Hallows Eve”

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JAMESTOWN -- This weekend learn about what scared 17th-century Virginians the most. On Saturday, Oct. 16, Historic Jamestowne will bring back "Tales of All Hallows...

Colonial Williamsburg’s Popular ‘Cry Witch’ Program Makes its Return

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WILLIAMSBURG -- For years, visitors to Colonial Williamsburg (CW) have flocked to experience an authentic witch trial and participate in deciding the fate of a...
On Saturday, Historic Jamestowne will present "Tales of All Hallows Eve: A Haunted Evening at Historic Jamestowne." (WYDaily/Courtesy Jamestown Rediscovery)

Historic Jamestowne is providing a fright for those interested in history and witchcraft

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This Saturday, fans of history and horror can get their kicks at Historic Jamestowne. "Tales of All Hallows Eve: A Haunted Evening at Historic Jamestowne"...
Jamestown Settlement's new play, "Season of the Witch," will tell the story of the first woman accused of witchcraft in the English North American colonies. (WYDaily/Courtesy Jamestown Settlement)

A new play at Jamestown Settlement is using witchcraft to tell the story of women. Yes, witchcraft

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It’s the witching hour in Williamsburg as a new play comes to Jamestown Settlement to immerse the audience in a 17th century witch trial. “We...
The Herb Garden at Old Donation Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, showing the memorial stone to Grace Sherwood. The stone was dedicated July 10, 2014. (PumpkinSky/Creative Commons)

Witchcraft and colonial courts: CW historian to host discussion on folklore and law

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With Halloween next week, Colonial Williamsburg is offering a window into what witchcraft looked like in Colonial Virginia. Historian Carson Hudson is the author of...