Doubletree by Hilton Williamsburg Offers Families More Bang for Their Buck During Arms & Artillery Month in Virginia’s Historic Triangle

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Displays of 17th and 18th Century Military Weapons Showcased Throughout August

Revolutionary war buffs and those who treasure antique firearms can enjoy a display of 17th and 18th century-style military weapons throughout August in Virginia’s Historic Triangle as the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center host Arms & Artillery Month, August 1 - 31, 2014.

Visitors to Jamestown Settlement’s re-created Powhatan Village can take part in daily programs on Powhatan leadership and warfare. They have the opportunity to learn techniques to fletch arrows, flint knap arrow points and see examples of Powhatan weapons from bows to war clubs. At the Yorktown Victory Center’s Continental Army encampment, visitors can participate in daily wooden-musket drills, observe Revolutionary War uniforms and more.

Arms & Artillery interpretive programs are included with admission to both the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.

While in the area, families can enjoy accommodations at the all-new DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg with its “Sweet Dreams” beds, in-room refrigerator, an assortment of in-room tea and coffee selections, and body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn. Guests can also access the hotel’s three in-house restaurants, indoor and outdoor pools, 24-hour Precor Fitness Center, tennis court, basketball court and game room.

In addition, all incoming guests are greeted with a warm, chocolate chip-walnut cookie, an experience exclusive only to the DoubleTree by Hilton brand.

The all-new DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg is located in the heart of the Historic Triangle at 50 Kingsmill Road, just a short drive to nearby Jamestown, Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg. Other local attractions include Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, Williamsburg Premium Outlets and the Williamsburg Pottery.

DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg is owned by Waramaug Hospitality LLC and a private investment group in a joint venture with Interstate Hotels & Resorts which also operates the hotel.

For reservations and information, please visit or call 757-220-2500.

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Bernard Kaplan