House of Burgesses, Williamsburg, Virgina

This image shows a re-enactor setting a work table in the main chamber of the House of Burgesses, the main legislative body for Williamsburg during the colonial era.

Kodachrome by Walter H. Miller

The description states:

CHAMBER OF THE HOUSE OF BURGESSES in the reconstructed Capitol of 1705, Williamsburg, Virginia. On this hallowed spot, the young Patrick Henry delivered his famous “Caesar-Brutus” speech agains the Stamp Act in 1765.

–This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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