Daily Archives: March 23, 2005

Colonial Williamsburg

Last Saturday, Steph, Mark and I drove down to Williamsburg, VA. They have this recreation of a colonial town…from colonial times.

In the post office – they have this book on pictures of Williamsburg – during different decades. Back in 1922 – it looked like a suburb. Then the townsfolks figured they could make the place a tourist trap and rake-in the tourist bucks. So, they got rid of the modern-day street traffic on Duke Gloucester. They forced people into colonial costumers. They renovated a bunch of buildings to their colonial glory….

In case you couldn’t figure it out…this is a colonial church…and it still has worship services going on.
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