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Scaffolding surrounds the Powder Magazine during its restoration on Market Square, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1935.

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Pre-restoration view from northeast of exterior of the Taliaferro-Cole Shop, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 13, 1939.

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Guests sitting on rocking chairs outside the Williamsburg Lodge soon after its completion in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1939.

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Pre-restoration view from Palace Green of the George Wythe House,Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1900.

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Pre-restoration view of Bruton Parish House in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1934. Photographer Frank Nivison used a room within the house as his darkroom and studio while working as a contract photographer for the Williamsburg Holding Corp. in the…

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View of construction progress for the Colonial Parkway tunnel running underneath Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s. This view shows the area near the Courthouse of 1770 and Market Square.

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Progress photo workmen beginning to plant shrubs in the formal garden located behind the Governor's Palace ballroom wing in Williamsburg, Virginia, early 1930s.

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A pre-restoration view of the Courthouse of 1770 on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. The Colonial Hotel is visible beyond it. A cow grazes along the edge of the street.

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A restaurant at the corner of Duke of Gloucester Street and Boundary Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930. The building housed a soda fountain and luncheonette. Several signs mark the busy intersection, including one for the Pocahontas Tea…

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View of the south elevation of the Martha Washington Coffee Shop on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1931. Exterior signs identify the building as "Martha Washington Coffee Shop," and "Home of Good Eats. Best Cup of…

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View of the northeast elevation of the Peninsula Bank, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa March 1931. The bank was located at the corner of King Street and the Duke of Gloucester Street and was torn down during the restoration.

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View looking west on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, likely taken from the balcony or cupola of the Capitol, shortly before reconstruction of the street and removal of center island, January 15, 1934. The Cary Peyton Armistead…

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View from the south of the demolition of Williamsburg High School, with the cupola of the Governor's Palace visible in the background, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 19, 1933.

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View of visitors seated on rocking chairs outside the Williamsburg Lodge soon after its completion, circa 1938.

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Progress photo of the south elevation of the Ludwell-Paradise House under restoration in Williamsburg, Virginia, January 2, 1931.

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Pre-restoration view of the north elevation of Market Square Tavern, formerly known as the Raleigh Hotel), Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930. The adjacent building housing the Dana Real Estate Office was demolished as restoration work progressed.

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Progress photo of the south elevation of the Tucker-Coleman House, now known as the St. George Tucker House, Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, March, 1931.

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Pre-restoration view of the south elevation of the St. George Tucker House, formerly the Tucker-Coleman House, Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, January 19, 1931.

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Pre-restoration view of the north elevation of the Lightfoot House, formerly known as the Nightengale House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930.
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