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Automobiles parked in the semi-circular drive in front of the Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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The Apollo Room at the Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace. Burgesses reconvened at the tavern when they were dissolved by royal governors prior to the…

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The Raleigh Tavern opened in 1932 as one of the earliest exhibition buildings at Colonial Williamsburg. One of the rooms open to visitors was the Daphne Room, a private room offered to tavern guests for holding meals and meetings. Interior decor for…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Daphne dining room, 1935. The Daphne Room at the Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace and burgesses reconvened at the tavern…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Daphne dining room, 1935. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace and burgesses reconvened at the tavern when they were…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Common Dining Room, 1935. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the ground in 1859, the tavern was reconstructed from published illustrations, insurance policies, and…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Common Dining Room, 1935. The portrait above the fireplace features the Marquis de Lafayette (accession # 1930-593), the young French major general who commanded an American division under General Washington at the 1781…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Bar Room, 1935. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the ground in 1859, it was reconstructed from published illustrations, insurance policies, and archaeology that…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Apollo Room, 1935. The Apollo Room at the Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace and burgesses reconvened at the tavern when they…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Apollo Room, 1935. The Apollo Room at the Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Dinners and dances rivaled in elegance those at the Palace and burgesses reconvened at the tavern when…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Daphne dining room, 1935. The family portrait on the wall, entitled Family Group With Two Servants, was painted in England in 1790 (accession #1939-290).  Under the portrait, two mahogany knife boxes (accession…

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Interior of the Raleigh Tavern's Common Dining Room, 1935. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the ground in 1859, the tavern was reconstructed from published illustrations, insurance policies, and…

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Interior of Raleigh Tavern's Common Dining Room, detail of the fireplace and mantelpiece, 1935. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the ground in 1859, the tavern was reconstructed from published…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northwest, 1935. The Raleigh's rear entrance is featured in the foreground, and the tavern's second-floor dormer windows are visible up above.

The Raleigh Tavern…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northwest, 1935. The Raleigh's rear entrance is featured in the foreground, and the tavern's second-floor dormer windows are visible up above.

The Raleigh Tavern…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northwest, 1935. A fenceline stands in the foreground, and the tavern's rear entrance is featured in the background.

The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of…

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Entrance detail of the Raleigh Tavern's southern facade, viewed from the southwest along Duke of Gloucester Street, 1935. The tavern's signboard and a fence stand in the foreground, while the front entrance of the building is visible in the…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northeast, 1935. A back lawn and gravel paths are visible in the foreground. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and consequence. Burned to the…

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Exterior of the Raleigh Tavern, north facade, viewed from behind the tavern to the northwest, 1935. The tavern's rear entrances, many windows, and chimneys are easily observable. The Raleigh Tavern was the frequent scene of both jollity and…

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View of the west end of the Great Room of the Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the original foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its…
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