The Governor's Palace

The Governor's Palace Williamsburg Virginia


Stock #: 15512
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Williamsburg
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Williamsburg (city)
Publisher: Charles H. Overly
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Reconstructed on its old foundations, the Governor's Palace is the symbol of the power and prestige of the Crown in colonial Virginia. It was the official residence of seven royal governors from 1720 until June, 1775, when British rule is Virginia ended for all time. It was also the executive mansion of the commonwealth of Virginia's first two governors, Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson
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