A Rarity Restored
Two artists collaborate across the centuries: one working with a brush, and the other with a micro spatula. Curator Barbara Luck and conservator Pam Young describe the restoration of a rare watercolor.
Never at a loss for words, Rare Breeds Manager Elaine Shirley coins the phrase "disgustingly adorable" to describe this year's lambs.
In Other Words
The cost of modern speech is paid in verbs as America trades eloquence for speed. Historian Cathy Hellier explains the change.
The Jefferson Blog
A new blog subjects Thomas Jefferson's ideals to modern scrutiny. Add your two cents beginning this July.
We hold these truths
Hear the words that started a war, read by Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker. Episode one of July's Revolutionary Documents series.
The British Constitution
The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.
Swordmaking in the 18th Century
Colonial tradesmen learned the swordmaking craft as Virginia armed itself for war. Journeyman brass founder Suzie Dye describes the process.
What's an EFT?
Director of Educational Program Development Bill White and his team create a television broadcast to nurture citizens for a new era.
Hidden in Plain Sight
What's lost is found, safe in a place it never left. Scott Stephenson describes a rediscovery.
Colonial medicine is not for the faint of heart. Sharon Cotner describes the philosophies and practices.
Prisoners of War
As long as there have been wars, there have been prisoners of war. Tom Hay talks about Revolutionary War captives.
The Lost Colony
One hundred and seventeen colonists vanish in America's oldest mystery. Ivor Noel Hume tells the story of the Lost Colony.
Bees in the Colonies
The humble honeybee sweetens the American story. Apiarist Bill Krebs says bees have been here since the beginning.
Civil War Williamsburg
Williamsburg's streets are rich with the history of two wars.
Underwater archaeologist John Broadwater and his team dove down to a sunken fleet of ships from the Battle of Yorktown.
Declaration of Independence
Hear the Declaration of Independence read in its entirety by Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker.
Elizabeth Thompson: Lady Spy
Women's unassuming roles made them excellent spies. Playwright Darci Tucker tells the story of Elizabeth Thompson: Lady Spy.
Hercules of the American Revolution
A man of remarkable strength and size was George Washington's one-man army. Author and sixth-generation descendant Travis Bowman shares the tale of Peter Fransisco.
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Sesame Street Sings About Danger
The muppets in this video teach children the meaning of the word "Danger." The song is very animated and I think children will enjoy. (2:20)