Sep. 20, 2014

Archive for Tag Archives: ' History'

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 [...]

A Series of Unfortunate Events at the College of William and Mary

A Series of Unfortunate Events at the College of William and Mary

Posted On: February 06, 2014

Virginia may have beaten out Massachusetts in the race for “oldest college” had it not been for [...]

William and Mary Firsts

William and Mary Firsts

Posted On: February 06, 2014

We’re almost the first college in America, so we ought to have some firsts [...]

Random College History

Random College History

Posted On: February 06, 2014

All the weird and quirky things that have gone down on campus over the centuries [...]

Let the fifes and drums drop and party like it’s 1693

Let the fifes and drums drop and party like it’s 1693

Posted On: January 20, 2014

Williamsburg has all the defining characteristics of a typical, small to mid-sized college town, but we also have [...]

Printing history

Printing history

Posted On: January 16, 2014

“What I enjoy most of all is the variety of approaches the articles demonstrate, because with every issue, [...]