On Location Series #32–Caledon State Park

Caledon is where the first colonial seat of the Alexander family once was. John and Philip Alexander originated the city of Alexandria and established Caledon Plantation in 1659. William A. Smoot inherited the property from the Alexander family sometime in the 1800s. The land was then donated to the commonwealth of Virginia in 1974 by … Continue reading On Location Series #32–Caledon State Park

On Location Series #29–Historic Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg started as the capital of the Virginia Colony in 1699. Jamestown's initial capital was the first-lasting English-speaking settlement founded in 1607 as we know that time and area today as the New World in Eurocentric history. Colonial leaders lobbied the Virginia Assembly to move the capital from Jamestown to Middle Plantation. The new city … Continue reading On Location Series #29–Historic Williamsburg, Virginia