Category Archives: Tidbits and Oddities

Pre-Collegiate Program By the Numbers

When the summer is over and Fall classes begin, this is the time when the NIAHD can regroup and really start evaluating the success of the previous summer and the progress of NIAHD as a whole.  After 12 consecutive summers, the Pre-Collegiate Program has continued to grow and grow.  Here’s a brief overview of the [...]

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Happy Birthday Mr. Henry!

Instead of an article I am posting a video I made for Patrick Henry’s Birthday on May 29th. By the time this is posted it’ll be a day late. My apologies! I had an 8 hr shift at work. But I hope you all enjoy the video.

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Ye Olde YouTube: The Chronicle of the cwlady15

Ye Olde YouTube

The Chronicle of the cwlady15
Most people know me as Margaret or my nickname, Maggie. However, there is a lesser known sobriquet by which I am known. This name is cwlady15, my YouTube username, and is a nod to the fact that the majority of my YouTube channel consists of Colonial Williamsburg fan videos. [...]

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10 Reasons why Colonial Wiliamsburg Interpreters are Amazing

10 Reasons why Colonial Williamsburg Interpreters are Amazing
 
                Duke of Gloucester Street is a funny place in terms of the people you can see there. There are the college students, the tourists, and most conspicuously, the people in costume. These people are historical interpreters, a job that is certainly not one of the most common [...]

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A Review of Wolf by the Ear: Thomas Jefferson and the Pursuit of Freedom

  Review of Wolf by the Ear: Thomas Jefferson and the Pursuit of Freedom

     Over the past year and a half, I have attended many CW programs and performances. One of my absolute favorite programs is the Wolf by the Ear play. Originally presented by CW at a Chautauqua Institution event a few years ago, the [...]

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Christmas in July–according to RPAs

The Twelve Days of NIAHD
Nicole Lidstrom and Amelia Butler
 
 On the first day of NIAHD
Dr. Whittenburg gave to me
The thick milkshake of history
 
On the second day of NIAHD
The College gave to me
Two Drs. Whittenburg
And the thick milkshake of history
 

On the third day of NIAHD
The UC gave to me
Three meals a day
Two Drs. Whittenburg
And the thick milkshake [...]

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