Stroll through Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown Jamestown. It is the historic district of the city of Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. The district includes buildings dating from 1699 to 1780 . Williamsburg was the center of government, education and culture in the 1700s The Williamsburg Historic Triangle–three historic cities with humble beginnings that started a revolution, the birthplace of our nation. Comprised of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown, VA, these three unique cities each have wonderful, historic living-history museums—designed to transport visitors back in time to better understand daily life of the colonial era. History truly comes alive at the Historic Triangle of Virginia.