Explore Southern Christmas, 18th Century and more!

YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER: Members of the Fifes & Drums of York Town perform during the event. A series of performers will provide 18th-century musical entertainment during the last week (Dec 26-31) of the event.

YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER: Members of the Fifes & Drums of York Town perform during the event. A series of performers will provide musical entertainment during the last week (Dec of the event.

Experience holiday traditions of America’s first permanent English settlers and the people during the American Revolution. Bring your friends and family to Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Explore re-creations of 1607 ships, a colonist’s fort, a Powhatan village, a Revolution-era farm and a Continental Army encampment. Festivities Dec. 23-31 at Jamestown include period musical entertainment and appearances by the Lord of Misrule. Tickets…

"A Colonial Christmas" at Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown offers a glimpse of and holiday traditions.

Yorktown Victory Center and the general historic Yorktown area are all within walkable distance of each other. It's incredible to hear the Civil War stories told here!

Step back in time to the siege of Yorktown in Learn what a day was like, what the options were for food, surgery, weaponry, etc.

18th century surgeon's tools. The little jar at the top right holds a collection of musket balls removed from patients. (From Yorktown Victory Center.)

The little jar at the top right holds a collection of musket balls removed from patients. (From Yorktown Victory Center.) Reminds me of Neil MacGregor.

Best drumline EVER, via YouTube.

This is the drumline, by HMKG (His Majesty The King's Guard) of Norway. The visuals for this drumline are superb!

YORKTOWN VICTORY CENTER: An interpreter helps two young visitors take part in candle-dipping activities at the farm.

A Colonial Christmas, Jamestown Settlement, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes and Drums

Boston Harborfest: Tall Ships and Fifes and Drums

FILM: Discover how the holidays were celebrated by the Jamestown settlers and soldiers in the Revolutionary War in this video on holiday traditions of the 17th and 18th centuries.

FILM: Discover how the holidays were celebrated by the Jamestown settlers and soldiers in the Revolutionary War in this video on holiday traditions of the and centuries.

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