Pirates seek treasure both sunken and sea-going, from the 17th century through today. William and Mary Professor Kris Lane draws the connections between the old traditions and the fresh emergences of piracy.
Folk Art from the African American tradition holds a wealth of cultural memory. Trish Balderson describes selected pieces chosen for the African American Folk Art Tour.
History hits the road when an iconic windmill moves to a new home. Hear the story behind Robertson’s Windmill from Jim Horn, CW’s Vice President of Research and Historical Interpretation.
The hangman’s noose was the last stop for many a felon. But the ultimate penalty could be avoided with the recitation of one special psalm. Historian Linda Rowe explains the Benefit of Clergy.
Rex Ellis discusses Colonial Williamsburg’s upcoming storytelling festival and the importance of storytelling to national culture and identity.
Colin Campbell discusses the joys and challenges of leading the foundation whose mission is to teach history, “that the future may learn from the past.”