|Cedars of Williamsburg Bed & Breakfast Newsletter|
Welcome to the inaugural Cedars of Williamsburg Bed
& Breakfast newsletter. 2004 was a very good year
for the Cedars and we look forward to 2005
and beyond. Many new things are happening in
Williamsburg and we plan to share them with you on
a monthly basis. Each newsletters will have a theme
that capture the spirit of Williamsburg and the
The entire state of Virginia is buzzing in preparation
for Jamestown 2007. It is the 400 year anniversary
of the founding of Jamestown Settlement. Many
federal, state and local goverments and organizations
are busy planning what promises to be a very
exciting year-long agenda for Jamestown. We will
keep you posted on developments but in the
meantime we thought you might be interested in
what is going on in the near future. Be sure to visit
This past summer, the movie The New World completed shooting in the Williamsburg area. The movie depicts the life and times of Captain John Smith and their life with the local Indians. Click here to view a trailer of the New World movie slated for release in the summer of 2005.
A new book entitled1607 Jamestowne's Uncovered Treasures, written by Judy M. Brown (Jan Brown's Mom and longtime staffer at the Cedars) was recently published. Jan Brown developed lesson plans and activities to accompany the book. Her curriculum complies with the Virginia Standards of Learning - so her mom's book, with Jan's accompanying materials, can be used as a guide for grammar school children across the state.
Have you visited Jamestown Settlement lately? View an online photo tour. and start making your plans to visit Williamsburg and the Cedars in 2005.
Spring 2005. Busch Gardens will debut "Curse of
DarKastle" as the latest addition to its stellar lineup
of thrill rides. Curse of DarKastle will transport guests
through a grand Bavarian castle frozen in time.
Following a pre-show that hints at a mysterious
legend, guests will board golden sleighs for a
mesmerizing journey through the castle's ghostly
chambers. Never before has a combination of
innovative technology, state-of-the-art motion-
based engineering, and visual projection come
together to deliver an incredible theme park ride.
Curse of DarKastle is located in the park's
Oktoberfest section of Germany.
Many of you have commented on the usefulness and completeness of cedarsofwilliamsburg.com. One way many of our guests find us is through useful travel oriented websites like Yahoo, Tripadvisor, Bedandbreakfast.com and our own testimonial pages. We'd very much appreciate your comments at any or all of these sites in addition to our own Cedars survey.
We had a record revenue month at the Cedars in
December. In addition to Grand Illumination (the first
Sunday in December) a warmer than usual month and
two weddings (Ivankov & Kays - see wedding photo
Ethel Burrell joined the Cedars over 14 years ago.
She has worked as the head housekeeper for three
owners. Her dedication, positive attitude and solid
work ethic has been an example for everyone she
has worked with and for the many guests she has
met over these many years.