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Published on Oct 10, 2017
In 1930, Harvard University created a film capturing the pre-restoration state of Williamsburg. In 2014, Colonial Williamsburg photographers drove the route again documenting the dramatic changes that occurred in the intervening 84 years.
As these two videos demonstrate, transforming a quiet 20th-century town back into the 18th-century colonial capital was no small feat.
Want to learn more about the restoration? Explore the "Architectural Clues to 18th-Century Williamsburg" exhibition at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg: bit.ly/2rviYl1