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Meet Our Nation Builders

Nation Builders portray real historic figures associated with 18th-century Williamsburg who made significant contributions to the American story. Meet a Nation Builder during your visit who helped shape their time, and whose legacy continues to influence and inspire American ideals.

Aggy of Turkey Island

Ann Wager

Clementina Rind

Edith Cumbo

James Armistead Lafayette

James Madison

George Mason

George Washington

Gowan Pamphlet

Marquis De Lafayette

Martha Washington

Patrick Henry

Thomas Jefferson

George Wythe

Meet a Nation Builder