One clever addition was that of the auctioneer, which humorously started ringing his bell and auctioning his wares after the scene about profiteering during the war. This is a real auction of items from various stores in the historic area. The highest price is never allowed to go over the regular store price. Quite a good deal for historic goods and sourvenirs!
I loved this bit of humor! After several gloomy scenes about the war, he loudly gathered us around to listen to a bit of frivolity to cheer our hearts!
One of the great interactive events at Colonial Williamsburg is being recruited into the militia, something my husband and son quite enjoy! These officers sent forth a call for recruits...
|Officers Calling for Recruits|
to which my husband and son responded. They couldn't resist enlisting once again...
|My Son and Husband Volunteer|
|Drilling with the Sergeant|
...the Fife and Drum Corps led them in a parade to the Courthouse...
|Standing at Attention for the Fife and Drum Corps|
...where we all assembled to await the arrival of General Lafayette!
|Assembling at the Courthouse|
|Arrival of Lafayette|
|Lafayette Speaks to the Citizens of Williamsburg and the Troops|