Thursday, May 21, 2009

Another Cooper

While visiting Williamsburg, we met another cooper. This cooper is a maker of barrels and containers. We learned a lot of interesting things, but I think our Cooper is cuter!

Williamsburg was a lot of fun. We picked a good time of year to visit because it was not very crowded.

The Governor's Palace was beautiful. At the silversmith, I learned that since there were no banks, people saved their silver coinage and turned it into bowls & flatware. Engraving the pieces ensured that they could be recognized, if ever stolen.

The gardens were in full bloom and beautiful.

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