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Lawn bowling club bids farewell to longtime green

Lawn bowling club bids farewell to longtime green

As they so often do, members of the Williamsburg Inn Lawn Bowling Club, clad in white, launched bowls across the picturesque green behind Williamsburg Inn.

This day was different, though.

It was the club's last tournament on this green – the club's home for nearly 50 years, and the only regulation lawn bowling green in the state.

"It's the end of an era. It really is," said longtime member Susan Berg, while pausing between bowls during the May 7 tournament.

"We've enjoyed 50 years, and I think that's how we've got to try and look at it," Berg said.

Those years include many tournaments – last year, the club hosted the...

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