Oct. 22, 2014

Archive for Tag Archives: ' History'

Historical day trippers

Historical day trippers

Posted On: October 20, 2014

Together, professor James Whittenburg and his students spend their Saturdays visiting historical sites such as Monticello, Yorktown Victory [...]

USA Today ranks College fifth best school for history majors

USA Today ranks College fifth best school for history majors

Posted On: October 16, 2014

The College of William and Mary’s history program was ranked the fifth best in the nation for undergraduates [...]

Recognizing forgotten lives at the College

Recognizing forgotten lives at the College

Posted On: October 07, 2014

The Lemon Project and a new history class seek to memorialize one of its most persecuted and unknown [...]

The College’s history of racial integration

The College’s history of racial integration

Posted On: September 29, 2014

Two Supreme Court cases finally began the conversation about the admission — but not the integration — of [...]

Posted On: September 22, 2014

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War comes to the College

War comes to the College

Posted On: September 08, 2014

The Battle of Williamsburg, which occurred May 5, 1862, was the first major pitched battle of the Civil [...]

Development threatens Williamsburg Battlefield

Development threatens Williamsburg Battlefield

Posted On: September 08, 2014

How did the Williamsburg Battlefield come to be one of Virginia’s most endangered historical sites? [...]

Ignored history

Ignored history

Posted On: September 08, 2014

We treasure Williamsburg’s Revolutionary history — but that is no reason to ignore the history that came after. [...]

Archaeologists uncover structure next to Wren Building

Archaeologists uncover structure next to Wren Building

Posted On: August 28, 2014

Archaeologists with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will be concluding their excavation of a brick structure located next to [...]

My old school

My old school

Posted On: February 06, 2014

On Charter Day, discover the history of the College, its trials and tribulations, firsts and failures [...]