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Jul 27, 2016, 09:50 ET Colonial Williamsburg Mourns the Passing of Forrest E. Mars, Jr.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation mourns the passing of Trustee Forrest E. Mars, Jr., whose leadership, vision and generosity transformed the...


Jun 17, 2014, 10:21 ET The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Appoints Mitchell B. Reiss President and CEO

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has appointed Mitchell B. Reiss president and CEO, effective October 6, 2014. Reiss will succeed Colin G....


Jun 10, 2014, 02:03 ET To My Loving and Awesome Parents: Colonial Williamsburg invited me to Stay, Play & Eat Free this summer

Dear Parents, You know how much I love to have FUN! Please plan a family adventure for this summer that's far from ordinary and full of excitement....


Apr 13, 2011, 10:00 ET The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Honors Jim Lehrer, Sandra Day O'Connor & Gordon Wood

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the Churchill Bell on April 30 to three outstanding American citizens: journalist Jim Lehrer,...


Feb 23, 2011, 02:30 ET Melt Away the Cold With Colonial Williamsburg's Spring Stories Package, From $99 Per Person, Per Night

Warmer months mark the beginning of spring. It is also the time to book Colonial Williamsburg's Spring Stories Package. Available for stays March...


Dec 16, 2010, 11:05 ET Colonial Williamsburg's American Stories Package Makes an Affordable Weekend Getaway Experience, from $75 Per Person, Per Night

Colonial Williamsburg's American Stories Package provides an excuse for couples to experience Virginia's winter. Starting at $75 per person, per...


May 13, 2010, 11:35 ET Save on Travel this Summer with Colonial Williamsburg's Value-Loaded Packages

Memorial Day is around the corner, bringing thoughts of long, sunny days, and family getaways. Colonial Williamsburg's value-loaded Summer Saver...


Mar 29, 2010, 01:00 ET Acclaimed Actor Mamie Gummer Opens Colonial Williamsburg's Artist-in-Residence Program

Acclaimed actor Mamie Gummer will debut as The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's first artist-in-residence, starring as Lady Dunmore in a new...


Mar 04, 2010, 10:05 ET WILLIAMSBURG Debuts Plant Collection Created Especially for QVC(R)

WILLIAMSBURG will debut seven collections of live plants on QVC Wednesday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) during the Gardens of WILLIAMSBURG show. The...


Jan 07, 2010, 10:15 ET Meetings With a Mission: Colonial Williamsburg's Meetings Facilities Help Companies Give Back

Colonial Williamsburg, the non-profit Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia, offers state-of-the-art conference facilities ideal for companies...