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2010-03-29 12:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed actor Mamie Gummer will debut as The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's first artist-in-residence, starring as Lady Dunmore in a new Revolutionary Story® scene, "Lady Dunmore Prepares for the Ball." On May 1, Gummer will portray Charlotte, The Lady Dunmore.

2010-03-04 09:05:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- WILLIAMSBURG will debut seven collections of live plants on QVC Wednesday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) during the Gardens of WILLIAMSBURG show. The launch marks the first time WILLIAMSBURG plants will be available for order and shipment.

2010-02-02 09:01:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sound of diverse musical notes and the aroma of tempting culinary delights fill the Williamsburg Lodge during a Winter Concert Weekend presented by Colonial Williamsburg and the Virginia Arts Festival Feb. 26 - 28.

2010-01-06 12:08:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Jan 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In addition to checking out a book, you can also check out what life is like in space and meet an astronaut during the "Exploring Space With NASA" event at the James City County Library, Jan.

2009-11-20 05:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Falcon's Treehouse, LLC announced today that Dragon's Treasure(TM), a 360 degree multi-sensory media experience at the City of Dreams Casino in Macau was honored with the 2009 THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement.

2009-11-09 13:49:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It began late one July night in 2006 as Mike Lewis, Farmers Insurance Agent in Williamsburg, Virginia was leaving his office. He saw on his internet a request for a quote on homeowners insurance. Mike decided to review it before he left.

2009-11-02 10:40:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to rising suicide and divorce rates within the U.S.

2009-10-02 16:37:00

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was the tempest after the tea party and one of the lesser-known events that shaped the beginning of the American Revolution. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, Oct.

2009-09-24 10:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Native American presence in pre-Revolutionary War Williamsburg is reflected in a new Revolutionary City story that begins a three-week run Oct.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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