The Capital of the Virginia Colony in the 1700’s. A bustling
Center for political outspokenness and cultural development.
After nearly two centuries as a British Royal Colony,
Virginians led the America call for Independence.
Coordinates with item #4018971 “Going to Church” Learn more about the history of this Church
Introduced 2011. Organized in 1674, this architectural edifice is at the center of life in Colonial Williamsburg. 11.5”H x 6’W x 10”L
Coordinates with item #4018972 “Caroling in Williamsburg”, Department 56 has carefully replicated the famous Wiliamsburg holiday decor which features wreaths and garlands in the Della Robbia style.
Hand sculpted and hand painted wreaths and window trim have colorful touches, bringing a unique look to this piece. Learn more about the history of this house
Introduced 2011. Retired 6”H x 7”W x 7.5”L
Coordinates with item #4018973 “Carter Coach”. Note the intricate Della Robbia fan above the main door.
A pineapple, the symbol of hospitality is surrounded by neat rows of carefully placed apples trimmed with gardenia leaves. Learn more about the history of this Shop:
Introduced 2011. Retired 5..5”H x 5.25”W x 5”L
Coordinates with item #4018969 “Taliaferro-Cole House”, A favorite holiday tradition for centuries -
strolling through the streets and caroling at Christmastime. The Department 56 artist worked closely with Williamsburg to accurately portray the traditional clothing styles and colors which have been meticulously researched by the historians at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Introduced 2011 2.75”H x 1.87”W x 2.5”L