Additions to the Question Pool (taverns)

1) What has your experience of dining in Colonial Williamsburg generally been like?
2) Do you find that the food available in Colonial Williamsburg meets your expectations of what 18th century food would have been like?
3) When you go to the taverns, what kind of experience are you looking for?
4) Does the atmosphere of the taverns and the entertainment offered there enhance your experience or detract from it? Why?
5) How do you feel about the anecdotal histories found on the menus in the taverns? Would it matter to you if you found out that they were historically inaccurate?
6) What can you find on the menus at the taverns that appeals to you? What kinds of things do you usually order?


The Williamsburg Documentary Project (WDP) strives to collect and preserve the rich past of Williamsburg, Virginia. By conducting oral history interviews, building physical and digital archives, and creating online exhibits, the WDP interprets Williamsburg’s recent past. The WDP works towards developing a better understanding of Williamsburg by bringing together individuals, local groups, Colonial Williamsburg, and the College of William & Mary.

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