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Welcome to an almost daily peek at our beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia which includes the "Historic Triangle" consisting of Colonial Williamsburg -the world’s largest living history museum- Yorktown and Jamestown.

May 3, 2013

View Of Justice, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

View of Justice

Living immediately behind the courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg provided residents of this house a great view of the justice meted out during colonial times. The stocks and pillory provided swift, inexpensive justice to wrongdoers, all visible through the living room window.

2 comments:

Cathy Keller said...

wonder if these would work in this day and age? Cathy

Pat Tillett said...

Maybe we should re-institute this form of punishment today. Nice photo!

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