Digging Up the Past at Historic Jamestowne

By Heidi

If you missed the first two days of trip reports, you can see them at:

Day 1 – Arrival, Williamsburg Winery, Yankee Candle Flagship, IHOP, Williamsburg Woodlands
Day 2 – Colonial Williamsburg

Sunday was the last day of our visit that Ashley would still be with us, so we wanted to do something that we knew that she would also enjoy (before she had to head home). I’ve always been a huge fan of Historic Jamestowne because I love to see the archaeological research that is always going on there. So, that’s where we decided to spend our morning.

But first, we always have to stop by the Glass Blower

(And, honestly, I could spend hours watching these talented artisans at work). I’m not sure why I didn’t take a single picture of the glassblowers, themselves; but we did bring home a few souvenirs (one of which is a National Park Passport, but that’s a story for another post). I got some glass suncatchers that I plan to hang in the kitchen window – I let the kids pick the designs, so I have a dolphin on the teal blue glass and a seashell on the cobalt …read more

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