Photo by jaredsoares / Visitors walk down Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg, considered the Main Street of the living history site in Virginia. The historical interpreters of Colonial Williamsburg are at the forefront of discussions about the intersection of race and history in the founding of the United States. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation employs approximately 1,800 people, of whom more than 350 work in various roles as historical interpreters. Please follow me jaredsoares for more stories centered around community and identity in the United States. Check out Nat Geo's link in bio for more on this story.

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