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Duke of Gloucester Street

Duke of Gloucester Street
Duke of Gloucester Street
Duke of Gloucester Street

America’s Most Historic Avenue

Walk down the principal street of Williamsburg and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and smells of what Franklin D. Roosevelt described as “the most historic avenue in all America.”

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Schedule of
Operation:
Public street closed to motor vehicles between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Ticket Required?

No
About this Historic Site: placeholder Come and Go

Upcoming Events on Duke of Gloucester Street Events

Nov 1
1:15 PM
Fifes and Drums March
Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow behind them as they march on Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.
Nov 8
1:15 PM
Fifes and Drums March
Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow behind them as they march on Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.
Nov 15
1:15 PM
Fifes and Drums March
Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow behind them as they march on Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.
Nov 22
1:15 PM
Fifes and Drums March
Colonial Williamsburg's Fifes and Drums represent Revolutionary War field musicians. Hear the stirring sounds and follow behind them as they march on Duke of Gloucester Street from the Capitol to Palace Green.
Nov 1
3:00 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.
Nov 2
3:00 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.
Nov 3
3:00 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.
Nov 4
3:00 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.