Sunday, August 28, 2016

Madison, Washington and Tailors at Colonial Williamsburg

Recently we made a trip to Colonial Williamsburg where we got to make two key visits. One was to visit James Madison and George Washington as they discussed political parties...or not. Madison was for them but Washington was against them. After they shared the basics of their viewpoints, they took questions from the audience. My son specifically asked Madison a question which caused Washington to chuckle! Madison's reaction was quite fun, even though my son insists he really wasn't trying to choose sides. I had been hoping to see this program for quite some time so I was glad that we finally did! It was really fun watching them engage with each other and field questions.

We did lunch at Merry Mount, underneath the tall, shady trees. As we enjoyed a time of respite, an 18th century shepherdess came merrily along to collect the sheep in the pen near our lunch spot. I guess this spot isn't as hidden as I had thought!

I couldn't wait to go to the tailor's new shop at the other end of Duke of Gloucester Street from the Margaret Hunter Shop which they had previously shared with the milliners. Moving day was quite a bit of fun on facebook. Here is video #1 and video #2.

At last we got to visit in person!

This is the back room...




...and the front room! The speaker was wonderful!







Looking forward to seeing all the newest projects!

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