From Flickr: “Public Gaol – Williamsburg, Virginia” by The J. Smith Archive

May 28, 2015 Uncategorized

Blackbeard’s Pirates, captured in 1718, were imprisoned here before being hanged. Debtors and criminals were confined here. Pillory, stocks, and whipping post are favorite camera subjects today.
OFFICIAL COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG CARD

Mirro-Krome Card by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc., Baltimore, Md. 21224
Number: 505

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