Historic Attractions

Visit historic sites throughout America's Historic Triangle — Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown — and witness more than four centuries of our nation's history.

Experience the story of America in the place where it all began.

Discover what John Smith’s Virginia colony was like when you visit Jamestown Settlement. Observe an archeological dig and the original fort at Historic Jamestowne. Feel the excitement of Colonial Williamsburg, where historical interpreters re-create life on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Travel to Yorktown Battlefield, where the United States gained its independence. Then find a new understanding of our nation’s beginnings at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, where you can explore re-creations of a Continental Army encampment and 1780s farm.

 

Historic Attractions
History Events

Offering entertaining and educational tours of the colonial district. Owned and operated by Williamsburg natives who have decades of experience and an endless collection of local stories...

Historic Attractions
Tours
Group Tours

If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night...

Historic Attractions
Tours

Jolly’s Mill Pond “Where history meets the outdoors”. Around 1820, a group of African-American slaves carved earth from a hillside by hand. This laid the...

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