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R. Charlton’s Coffeehouse

R. Charlton Coffeehouse
R. Charlton Coffeehouse

The World of the Coffeehouse

Step back into the Revolution in this newly reconstructed building and learn about the fashionable world of the coffeehouse, rife with political discussions and gossip. Sample coffee, tea, or velvety chocolate—prepared in the 18th-century manner.

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Schedule of
Operation:

Hours effective through
August 31, 2014
Mon.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tues.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wed.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thurs.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun.: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Ticket Required?
check Yes
ticketCW Admission
About this Historic Site: placeholder Walking Tour

Upcoming Events at Charlton’s Coffeehouse Events

Sep 1
3:30 PM
Revolution in the Streets
Discover what it was like to live in a town in the midst of a revolution. What were the challenges of creating a new government against the backdrop of war? Which side would you take? Immerse yourself in critical moments of the American Revolution and the War for Independence. Take part in the events and everyday life of Williamsburg. Meet famous patriots, like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Patrick Henry, along with lesser known people, such as Barbry Hoy and African-Americans like Kate, Eve, Moses, and a Baptist preacher named Gowan. Meet the men and women--rich and poor, great and humble, free and enslaved--who lived through these extraordinary times that created our great nation.
Sep 2
3:30 PM
Revolution in the Streets
Discover what it was like to live in a town in the midst of a revolution. What were the challenges of creating a new government against the backdrop of war? Which side would you take? Immerse yourself in critical moments of the American Revolution and the War for Independence. Take part in the events and everyday life of Williamsburg. Meet famous patriots, like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Patrick Henry, along with lesser known people, such as Barbry Hoy and African-Americans like Kate, Eve, Moses, and a Baptist preacher named Gowan. Meet the men and women--rich and poor, great and humble, free and enslaved--who lived through these extraordinary times that created our great nation.
Sep 3
3:30 PM
Revolution in the Streets
Discover what it was like to live in a town in the midst of a revolution. What were the challenges of creating a new government against the backdrop of war? Which side would you take? Immerse yourself in critical moments of the American Revolution and the War for Independence. Take part in the events and everyday life of Williamsburg. Meet famous patriots, like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Patrick Henry, along with lesser known people, such as Barbry Hoy and African-Americans like Kate, Eve, Moses, and a Baptist preacher named Gowan. Meet the men and women--rich and poor, great and humble, free and enslaved--who lived through these extraordinary times that created our great nation.
Sep 4
3:30 PM
Revolution in the Streets
Discover what it was like to live in a town in the midst of a revolution. What were the challenges of creating a new government against the backdrop of war? Which side would you take? Immerse yourself in critical moments of the American Revolution and the War for Independence. Take part in the events and everyday life of Williamsburg. Meet famous patriots, like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Patrick Henry, along with lesser known people, such as Barbry Hoy and African-Americans like Kate, Eve, Moses, and a Baptist preacher named Gowan. Meet the men and women--rich and poor, great and humble, free and enslaved--who lived through these extraordinary times that created our great nation.
Handicap AccessibilityRamp on the west side and a small staff-inserted ramp at the thresholds of the entrance and exit doors.