The Latest Research from Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Area programming, online resources, and many other educational initiatives depend on Colonial Williamsburg's researchers—from archaeologists and architectural scholars to 3D modelers and historians.
Learn more below about our current research projects, both in the Revolutionary City and behind the scenes:
- Bray School Excavation Learn about archaeological discoveries at the site of an 18th-century school for African Americans.
- Market House Reconstruction Learn about the recent reconstruction of our new market house.
- The Revolutionary City See how groundbreaking research is bringing the past to life through engaging performance and interpretation.
- Slavery and Remembrance Find out how museums across the globe represent the history and legacy of slavery.
- Virtual Williamsburg Follow the development of our digital, 3D re-creation of Williamsburg as it appeared in 1776.