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Washington's wartime 'oval office' getting remade

The future first president stayed in the field with his troops through the Revolutionary War, living and working in the tent that was the nation's first "oval office" of sorts. And a reproduction tent will be on tour ahead of the planned Museum of the American Revolution opening.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, George Washington, Oval Office, history

Va. historic area celebrating Presidents Day

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

Friday - 02/15/2013, 01:40pm EST

Tags: Presidents Day, Williamsburg

Instruments on display at Colonial Williamsburg

A new exhibition at Colonial Williamsburg is showcasing the historic area's collection of antique musical instruments.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 11:26am EST

Tags: DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

Colonial Williamsburg, 2 others oppose power lines

A proposed power line project is drawing opposition from Colonial Williamsburg, the College of William & Mary and Preservation Virginia.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 11:54am EDT

Tags: College of William & Mary,

Va historic areas replicating colonial buildings

Brick makers from Colonial Williamsburg are helping replicate the "mud-and-stud" construction method used by Jamestown colonists.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 11:30am EDT

Tags: Jamestowne Rediscovery

Va. historic area acquires 18th-century portrait

Colonial Williamsburg says it is adding an important Southern 18th-century portrait to its collection.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 02:08am EDT

Tags: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

Va. historic area acquires set of colonial chairs

Colonial Williamsburg has purchased two antique chairs used in the Colonial Capitol prior to the American Revolution.

Sunday - 07/15/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Tags: American Revolution

Va. historic area unveils new mobile application

Colonial Williamsburg is unveiling a new mobile application to help tourists experience the 18th century historic area.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 11:56am EDT

Tags: iPhone app

Colonial Williamsburg opens new quilt exhibit

Dozens of quilts produced around the middle of the 19th century are going on display at Colonial Williamsburg.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 09:26am EDT

Tags: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, quilting

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