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Va. historic area celebrating Presidents Day

Friday - 2/15/2013, 1:40pm  ET

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Colonial Williamsburg is celebrating Presidents Day by exploring the lives of three presidents that first exercised their political skills in 18th-century Williamsburg.

The historic area has scheduled special programs for Saturday and Sunday.

The weekend includes several events in which historic interpreters of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison discuss their terms as president and how their lives were shaped by their experiences in Williamsburg. A full schedule of programs and special events can be found at

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates and maintains the preserved 18th century site as an educational and tourist venue.

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