Eighth graders will visit Colonial Williamsburg on October 13, in an annual field trip to a city that is preserved like a time capsule.  Students will visit various historical spots, like ​Lord​ ​Dunmore’s​ ​Governor’s​ ​Palace​ ​at​ ​Williamsburg​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Capitol​ ​at Williamsburg​ ​where​ ​the​ ​House​ ​of​ ​Burgesses​ ​governing body once ​met. In history class, students will be reading about early American life in the thirteen colonies, from food, to government to clothing and daily life. In the spring, eighth graders also visit various cites associated with the Civil War era, like Frederick Douglass’s house and Lincoln’s Cottage.