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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.

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…

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…
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