How would you sentence a pirate? Find out at the trial of Israel Hands, a member of Blackbeard the pirate’s crew that was captured in 1719. Hear the evidence against him and then make a judgment for yourself.
Due to the subject matter, this program is not recommended for young children.
To Hang a Pirate
Donor Visit with a Nation Builder
Come enjoy a rare opportunity to visit with one of Colonial Williamsburg's Nation Builders as part of a small, intimate group. Meet an interpreter portraying a historical figure such as Thomas Jefferson, James Armistead La…
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Shoulder Your Firelocks!
Guests will engage in a military drill, learning the tactics and drill of the 18th-century soldier. Participating guests must be able to stand and move for at least 20 minutes. Open to ages 9-80.
Question witnesses, weigh evidence, and determine the guilt or innocence of "the Virginia Witch." Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter and intense emotion.
Open to the Public