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We bring untold stories to life


We invite you to a place of beginnings, where the idea of our country is being born. A place where stories of different cultures and backgrounds are shared by the once silenced, the once invisible. Hear the stories of men and women, free and enslaved, who defied odds and helped make America. These stories live and breathe here. Be a part of the American story at Colonial Williamsburg.

 

Colonial Williamsburg Untold Stories
 

“To most, he was Mr. Jefferson.
But I knew him when he was just Tom.

I am Jupiter.
Let me tell you my story.”

Colonial Williamsburg Untold Stories
 

“For over 45 years I was enslaved.
But that did not define me.

I am Lydia Broadnax.
Let me tell you my story.”

Colonial Williamsburg Untold Stories
 

“Working as a historic interpreter
has always been more than just a job.

I am Isleta and Cherokee.
Let me tell you my story.”

 

Learn more about the stories told at Colonial Williamsburg.

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