Williamsburg Walking Tours owner/operator Trish and David Thomas were featured in the Virginia Gazette recently. Below is the text, and a very large ‘thank you’ to Wilford Kale for helping kick off a great new season!
At the corner of Nassau and Francis Streets stand these stately sycamore trees. In my opinion they are at their most beautiful in winter, when their bare branches and “knuckles” stand out against the brilliant blue sky. People on my tours often ask, “What’s wrong with those weird trees?” I love this question because it gives me a chance to talk about an ancient and ingenious technique called pollarding.