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College of William & Mary, Williamsburg

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Familiarize yourself with one of the country's most historically important educational institutions, College of William & Mary. Founded in 1693, the university is the second oldest in the United States and has educated four of the country's presidents, including Thomas Jefferson. Tour the Sir Christopher Wren building, which holds the title of the oldest college building in the United States, and view the small chapel located inside. Admire the old architecture and rolling hills of campus, and imagine what life was like during Colonial Williamsburg. If you're brave enough, go on a guided Ghost Tour to hear campus legends and spooky tales. Many seminars remain open to the public, so find one to sit in on if you thirst for knowledge. For College of William & Mary and beyond, use our Williamsburg vacation builder to get the most from your Williamsburg vacation.
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  • The grounds of College of William and Mary is a few blocks away from Colonial Williamsburg. The school grounds are beautiful and well-kept. I advise to take a walk around the school, it is well worth ...  more »
  • This university is the second oldest university in American after Harward, so I just had to visit this place to see the campus and the building and the setting. It is amazing that such a midsized univ...  more »
  • Part of our welcome tour to Williamsburg....cool college....2nd oldest College in the US.....able to go in the 16th century classroom and Wren Chapel which reminded me of the chapel in Windsor Castle....  more »
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  • bad school do not go to that shcool poop they say it is good just because thomas jefferson went there
  • A wonderful place to go to school. The campus is gorgeous, the classes are small and taught by professors, and the degree opens doors to just about anywhere. In my opinion it's the best school in Virginia and one of the best universities in the country.
  • Beautiful campus. High quality education.
  • Great! Yes! William is my best friend! Mary is also a person! YEs!
  • Beautiful place to visit with lots of history to learn about.