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R. Charlton’s Coffee House in Colonial Williamsburg

In November 2009, R. Charlton’s Coffeehouse became the newest reconstructed building on Duke of Gloucester Street in 50 years. An authentic 18th-century coffeehouse, this exhibition building is now open to ticketed guests. R. Charlton’s Coffeehouse is located just across from … Continue reading

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Brick Kiln Refired in Colonial Williamsburg

Brickmakers at Colonial Williamsburg re-ignited their brick kiln Wednesday,  the Historic Area’s second kiln burn of the year. The kiln fires require stoking for five days to push the kiln’s internal temperatures to nearly 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. All of the … Continue reading

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