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The Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia. Back of card reads: "The Gaol was built, it is believed, soon after 1715. With the removal of the Capitol to Richmond, the old gaol was given to the city of Williamsburg. "Debtors, criminals and…

Recto and verso of postcard featuring a view of the stocks and pillory when they were located outside the Public Gaol. The platform provided a popular photo opportunity for early tourists to Colonial Williamsburg, Now re-located to Market Square, the…
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