Colonial Town: Williamsburg

Colonial Town: Williamsburg

by Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing
Revised, ©1992, ISBN: 9780865055094
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
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Bobbie Kalman's acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the fascinating information. Children will have fun learning about:

—early homes and the settler community
—what people wore and the crafts they made
—how settlers made their living
—how they spent their leisure time
—the values, customs, and traditions of the early settlers

A Colonial Town: Williamsburg brings 18th century Williamsburg, Virginia to life for young readers. At a time when Virginia was a colony of England, children will witness its founding and restoration, travel down the cobblestone streets, and guess which shop signs represent which shopkeeper.

Buildings explored include:
—the Governor's Palace
—the church
—the school
—the Public Gaol
—the apothecary
—the post mill

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