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View looking northeast of southwest elevation of the Colonial Hotel, on the site of present-day Chownings Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. The Colonial Hotel became a Williamsburg Inn annex and was later demolished.

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African Americans having a picnic on the beach at Log Cabin Beach, a segregated swimming and recreational facility located on the James River just outside of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950s. People identified as (l to r) unidentified, Roland…

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Acclaimed American poet Robert Frost enjoys a beverage in Chowing's Tavern on December 5, 1941. Frost had come to Williamsburg for a meeting of the College of William and Mary's Phi Beta Kappa society. At this particular meeting, Frost read several…