What were colonists buried in? This was a question posed to Research Librarian Juleigh Clark. Tracking down the answer led her, and us, through the history of funerals, burials, shrouds and winding sheets.
Posts tagged “halloween”
Centuries-old phantoms linger in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area. Hear a tale from the “Ghosts Amongst Us” evening tour.| Transcript
Individuals of all classes rest in the peace of the Bruton Parish graveyard. Church guide Anne Conkling describes one of America’s oldest cemeteries.| Transcript
Author Carson Hudson shares some practical 17th-century tips for identifying witches.| Transcript
Hear the verdict in the trial of Grace Sherwood, the “Virginia Witch.”| Transcript
Take a seat at the trial of Grace Sherwood, the “Virginia Witch.”| Transcript