We spent a second day in Williamsburg. It was great we were able to hear from George Washington. He was great and stayed in character throughout the time he spoke and answered questions. It was 1775 for the character so the Tea Party had just occurred.
After that we went into the Gunsmith and were told with some demonstrations how guns were made at that time. Then we visited the capital building and the tour guide was able to answer all the questions from the group. At the time the capital of Virginia was Williamsburg. We stopped at the Coffeehouse to sample coffee and have a tour. Our tour guide explained and coaxed us into renting for a few shillings a room for some party or event. The people there stayed totally in character. We stopped in to several shops, the joinery (woodworking) and then on to the Museum
The museum is connected to the old public hospital from 1773. The museum is very big and has many original objects from that time period. They had some 1700’s maps, items that were George Washington’s, and a lot more.
We got back to the Green behind the Courthouse in time to see the assembly of the troops, militia, and fife and drum corps. A lot of synchronized marching. Firing of guns including the cannon. Along with some great playing from the fife and drums.
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