This photo shows a wheelwright at work at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. He is using water to cool the iron "tire" that fits around the wooden wheel. At Colonial Williamsburg, you can watch demonstrations of colonial trades and crafts, talk with costumed interpreters and take part in RevQuest, a spy-themed hunt for clues that takes you all over the Historic Area.
Children of all ages soak up the past at living history museums like Colonial Williamsburg. If you, too, enjoy history, why not plan a trip to a living history museum with your grandchildren? We've put together a list of tips to help you plan your trip and truly enjoy your day.
Photo © Colonial Williamsburg Foundation