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.
The postmaster and printer were often in the same building, and were the center for announcements and political talk.
Coordinates with item #4025417 “Printing Office and Post Office” Introduced 2012. 2 x 1.75 x 2.5"
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