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Her Majesty Elizabeth, the Queen Mother of England, departing the Governor's Palace during her visit to Colonial Williamsburg in November 1954.

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Her Majesty Elizabeth, the Queen Mother of Great Britain, greets officials outside the Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 1954.

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Her Majesty Elizabeth, the Queen Mother of Great Britain, leaving the Williamsburg Inn with Winthrop Rockefeller to start her official visit to Colonial Williamsburg.

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Her Majesty Elizabeth, Queen Mother of Great Britain, leaving the Courthouse of 1770 with Winthrop Rockefeller during her official visit. Carlisle Humelsine stands behind Mr. Rockefeller.

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Her Majesty Elizabeth, Queen Mother of Great Britain, arrives back at the Williamsburg Inn after a tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Winthrop Rockefeller, who served as her tour guide, is seated in the front seat of the automobile.

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Her Majesty Elizabeth, Queen Mother of Great Britain, being escorted around Colonial Williamsburg by Winthrop Rockefeller during her official visit.

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Her Majesty Elizabeth, Queen Mother of Great Britain, in the doorway of the Margaret Hunter Millinery Shop in Colonial Williamsburg. Winthrop Rockefeller is turned towards her as she exits the building.

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Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain riding in a car with Virginia Governor Thomas Stanley during her visit to the Williamsburg, Virginia area in 1957. The Queen and the governor participated in the celebration of the 350th anniversary of the…

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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (second from left) laughs during his 1984 visit to the John Greenhow Store in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area.

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As part of an official state visit to the United States, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (center) visited Colonial Williamsburg in March of 1966. Here, she is pictured exiting a building in the Historic Area. Prime Minister Gandhi would later…

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French explorer and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau chats with a costumed interpreter outside the Williamsburg Lodge. Mr. Cousteau's visit came during the 1981 bicentennial celebration of the French and American victory at Yorktown. The bicentennial…

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As part of warming relations with China following President Nixon's February 1972 visit, the Chinese table tennis team toured America in April 1972, including a stop at Colonial Williamsburg. In this photograph, a costumed interpreter and translator…

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Éamon De Valera, Irish revolutionary and statesman (left), is seated in a carriage during his tour with Colonial Williamsburg Foundation President Carlisle Humelsine (middle) of the Historic Area. The Magazine is seen in the background.

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King Muhammad V of Morocco in the Capitol. King Muhammad visited Colonial Williamsburg in 1957 as part of a regular state visit. Colonial Williamsburg President Carlisle Humelsine invited the King to luncheon at Christiana Campbell's Tavern, a…

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Paul-Henri Spaak, Secretary General of NATO and Belgian statesman, is seated in a carriage in front of the Williamsburg Inn, preparing for a ride around the Historic Area.

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Renowned Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini enjoys a tour of a garden in Colonial Williamsburg with a costumed interpreter. His 1950 visit came during the height of his popularity in the United States while conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra.

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Children clap in welcome for Her Majesty Elizabeth The Queen Mother of England during her 1954 visit to Williamsburg, Virginia. During her visit, the Queen Mother had dinner in King's Arms Tavern, enjoyed a carriage ride around the Historic Area, and…

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization defense ministers stand in front of the Williamsburg Inn. The 1995 summit came during a period of conflict in the Balkans. The ministers spent two days in Colonial Williamsburg from October 5-6, 1995 discussing…

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Chinese President Jiang Zemin and his wife Wang Yeping are presented with gifts by President Wilburn at the Governor's Palace. Jiang's visit to Colonial Williamsburg came with national attention. He took a short tour of the town before meeting with a…

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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visited Colonial Williamsburg in February of 1991 as part of an official state visit. The Queen was welcomed by the Fife and Drum Corps, took a carriage ride around the Historic Area, and visited the cabinetmakers shop.
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