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Colonial Williamsburg Taverns

Colonial Williamsburg Taverns

Posted on August 15, 2017

COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG TAVERNS A Colonial Williamsburg Tavern Overview It’s easy to miss, but history surrounds us every day. This is especially true in Williamsburg, Virginia. A great way to exper... Read More

History of Williamsburg

History of Williamsburg

Posted on August 15, 2017

HISTORY OF WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA Here at Colonial Ghosts, we are students of history.  The history of Williamsburg started in 1492 when Christopher Columbus discovered what was to become America... Read More

Witches in Virginia

Witches in Virginia

Posted on August 15, 2017

Witches in Virginia & The Virginia Witch Hunts The most famous witch trials occurred in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692 when a group of young girls claimed to be possessed by the devil. These youn... Read More

The Murder of George Wythe

The Murder of George Wythe

Posted on August 15, 2017

The George Wythe MurderWho was George Wythe? We know him as the first Virginia signer of The Declaration of Independence, the first law professor in the US at the College of William and Mary, ... Read More

Ghosts and Christmas

Ghosts and Christmas

Posted on August 15, 2017

The Ghosts of ChristmasIt’s the time of the year to smooch under the mistletoe, shop for loved ones, and go view Christmas lights on the Tacky Lights Tour. The season is full of good tidings a... Read More

Haunted House Selling? Might be Tough – WSJ

Haunted House Selling? Might be Tough – WSJ

Posted on August 15, 2017

Haunted House Selling? Although research shows that most people don’t believe in ghosts, many still balk at the thought of buying a ‘haunted house.’Read more about selling and buying a h... Read More

Haunted Williamsburg!

Haunted Williamsburg!

Posted on August 15, 2017

Haunted Williamsburg, VirginiaHaunted Williamsburg , Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say wher... Read More

The George Wythe House

The George Wythe House

Posted on August 15, 2017

The George Wythe House - Williamsburg, VirginiaThe George Wythe house was built for the colonial elite in 1753 and given as a gift to George Wythe from his father in law. George Wythe was Americ... Read More

The Public Hospital: America’s First “Insane Asylum”

The Public Hospital: America’s First “Insane Asylum”

Posted on August 15, 2017

The Public Hospital - Williamsburg, Virginia Public hospitals were America's first insane asylum.  The first mental hospital in North America, this hospital was in service until the 1960’s. Its ea... Read More

Orbs in Photos: Debunked!

Orbs in Photos: Debunked!

Posted on August 15, 2017

What Are Orbs In Photos? Ghost Orbs DebunkedWe’ve all seen it in photos on websites, review sites, and social media pages. That shocking photo of something that someone claims is a ghost. The m... Read More