Not far from Williamsburg, lies the Great Dismal Swamp and Lake Drummond. At one time, millions of acres made up this swamp, and throughout history has been a point of interest for many people. Through poetry, melody, storytelling, and song, the Jug Broke Theater Co. explores the conflicting perceptions of the Dismal Swamp between Indigenous Americans, formerly enslaved Africans, and white Europeans. Approximately 20 minutes.
Dates & Times
Sam, a Black soldier, tells his heroic story of self-liberation, his encounters with the Shawnee, his supposed enemy, and those who enslaved him. Which army will he fight for?
Art Museums Admission
Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia
Historian Carson Hudson discusses how colonial Virginians shared a common belief in the supernatural and the existence of witches with their northern neighbors.
Museum Murder Mystery: Curse of the Witch Bottle
With the help of crime scene clues and expert and suspect interviews, join the team to solve a fictitious murder.