As the VAShopper, I wrote a post about Williamsburg, Virginia and am reblogging it here. It’s one of my favorite places to return to.

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The VIRGINIA SHOPPER is rediscovering historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia – the nation’s largest living history museum!  Would you believe over 4 million people visit there each year?

Good thing I’m wearing my ugly walking shoes! I am managing to keep up a snail’s pace, but covering 301 acres exploring reconstituted buildings, homes, stores, and taverns has me wishing for a horse!   It’s easy to forget pain though.  My mind is on the murky past.

At the risk of sounding like the “Twilight Zone”, I’m actually slipping back to the 18th century.  The buildings, shops and homes, and even the people in period dress who talk to me in colonial tongues are urging me back, back, back to another simpler time and place.

Everyday tools and tableware were not only functional necessities, but added comfort, beauty and interest to the lives of the Colonists.  I am discovering that many…

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  1. Pingback: The Colonial Garden: Williamsburg, VA « Putney Farm

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