Point Lookout, Maryland was a prison camp for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. One of the Union doctors — Dr. William Child, Surgeon of the 5th New Hampshire Volunteers — wrote a letter to his wife about his lonesome Thanksgiving at a military hospital on the Chesapeake Bay
By Trish Thomas |
Williamsburg Walking Tours
Oysters have been consumed by humans as far back as the Neolithic Era (3500 to 3000 B.C.). We know this because of the large piles of discarded shells dating back to that era. Some archeologists believe that the first knives and spoons were oyster shells.
For music and history lovers alike, the Virginia Musical Museum and Music Hall of Fame is a must-see display when you next visit Williamsburg, VA. This
The Governor’s Palace was the official residence for the royal governors of colonial Virginia during much of the eighteenth century. Constructed from 1706-1722, the Palace
Just in time for Memorial Day, the National Park Service has discovered extensive looting of the Petersburg National Battlefield in Virginia. Rangers found a large number of pits dug