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Why Go?

History lives! Stirring re-creation of the Revolutionary War period in Colonial capital's 18th-century buildings

Meet merchants, blacksmiths, slaves, and Thomas Jefferson. Fife and drum parades, witch trials, battles, tavern dinners

Need we mention, kids love it?

What To Skip

Your cynicism. The concept may sound theme park-y, but the execution is thrilling

What For:

Arts + Culture, Family, Golf

When To Go:

September, October, November, December


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