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February 2020

More than half of 18th-century Williamsburg residents were African American. Join us this February for Black History Month and discover the untold stories of those who lived, loved, and strove to create a better future.


Special Programs


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.