Look Back: Colonial Williamsburg's Publick Times and Fair Days

Publick Times -those times during the 18th century when the courts convened in Williamsburg - swelled the population of the colonial captial well beyond its normal capacity. It was a social time of parties and balls, a merchants and vendors delight with bustling sales on Market Square Green and a time when crowds gathered everywhere to hear sounds and see sights common to court days. These photos from the Daily Press archives show Colonial Williamsburg's re-creation of Publick Times and Fair Days.

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