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Pre-restoration view of the Booker Tenement (formerly known as the Redwood Ordinary) located on Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, Virginia.

A horse-drawn carriage in front of the Raleigh Tavern on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's

Hand-colored photograph of horse-drawn carriage stopped in front of Raleigh Tavern on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930's.

Looking north along Boundary Street from College Corner, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

Recto and verso of a postcard featuring a view of the Merchants Square area at the west end of Duke of Gloucester Street.

This image of businesses in Block 23, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's…

Members of a School Patrol group march in a parade in the Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950s.

Pre-restoration view of Market Square Tavern showing a number of the nineteenth-century additions to the structure that were later removed during its restoration in the early 1930s. They include the open and screened porches along the front and the…

Located on the site of the Raleigh Tavern, the L.W. Lane Store offered a variety of goods ranging from groceries to clothing. Next door to the left stood a smaller building housing Pender’s Grocery Store. Both businesses stood on the portion of…

Exterior view of the A & P Store (south side of Merchants Square), from the corner of Duke of Gloucester Street and North Henry Streets, 1935. The A&P Food Market, which was later converted into the Craft House, stands at the street corner. Next…

This image of the structure housing the present-day Christmas Shop, in what is known as the Arcade Building, shows the evolution of uses on Merchant's Square. Among the earliest in the shopping mall genre, the area has had a variety of tenants.…

A popular restaurant for tourists in the 1930s, the Travis House stood for a period of time along Duke of Gloucester Street on the site formerly occupied by the Palace Theater. Its menu featured dishes inspired by colonial recipes. The structure…

Row houses and shops line a street in the village of Amersham, England, circa 1930s.

Hand-colored lantern slide illustrated with a photo of a view looking down Duke of Gloucester Street past the Travis House restaurant. Taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935, the photo served as one of the earliest promotional images for the newly opened…

Automobiles line Duke of Gloucester Street in this pre-restoration street scene of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa late 1920s. The island down the center of the street, along with the above ground power lines, would disappear in a few years to make way…

Street scene in Amersham, England looking towards a brick home.

Pre-restoration view looking east down Duke of Gloucester Street, circa 1928. The grass median and power lines down the center disappeared by the mid-1930s as work progressed on transforming Duke of Gloucester Street into what President Roosevelt…

A painting of Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, as it might have appeared in the eighteenth-century. Painted by A. Wordsworth Thompson after a painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Recto and verso of postcard featuring a view looking down Duke of Gloucester Street towards Bruton Parish Church. The side of the Colonial Hotel, located on the site of Chowning's Tavern, is visible across Palace Green. A female artist stands in the…