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  • psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This website is authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities, condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton, Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry, Va Beach, Yorktown and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @ 757-254-813
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    • Throwback Thursday: The Great Oak
      The Great Oak in 1994 In 1926, the Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin of Bruton Parish Church showed Bassett Hall to visiting philanthropist and Standard Oil heir John D. Rockefeller Jr. Goodwin wanted to persuade  Rockefeller of the value of restoring Colonial Williamsburg. Of particular interest to Rockefeller was ... Continue Reading »
    • Keeping the brick fires burning
      It’s time to fire the hand-molded bricks that are used throughout the Historic Area. From Nov. 19-23, the brickmakers will be at work at the kilns from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Here’s a preview. The kiln is essentially an oven, about 12 feet tall ... Continue Reading »
    • This Thanksgiving, Consider the Pumpkin
      Pumpkins are hearty gourds, most often used for front porch decoration and the occasional pie. But for our colonial forebears, these sturdy squash were a life-sustaining source of calories for man and beast. Listen to this week’s podcast with author Mary Miley Theobald as she reveals the complex history of the ubiquitous harbinger of fall. Listen ... Continu […]
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      A Time to Remember Those Who Served The Wall That Heals, a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., has been exhibited in some 400 cities since it was unveiled on Veterans Day in 1996. From Oct. 9-13, the Wall That ... Continue Reading »
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      By H. Michael Hartoonian, Richard D. Van Scotter, and William E. White Recent events in Jefferson County, Denver, Colorado, underscore a misunderstanding Americans generally hold regarding the U.S. history curriculum. What’s happening in Colorado and in other states, such as Texas and Florida, highlights an essential question. Is American history a patriotic […]
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Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown Videos

It’s amazing to me how many high quality videos there are about our great area. What’s also surprising is how few people have watched them. Here are just a few that I wanted to share. If you are curious about the history of the Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown, VA area history then spend a few minutes and watch the following videos.  Each one is only a few minutes long. You can watch more of them here.
You can also learn more about both Jamestown and Yorktown at the The Jamestown Yorktown Foundation website by clicking here

Map with locations of Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown VA

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