Each of these cottages is exclusive to official Colonial Williamsburg gift shops in Williamsburg, VA. These are tiny, semi-scale replicas of real life buildings you can visit in Colonial Williamsburg. See if you can recognize them by their signs—each cottage features an accurate portrayal of the shop’s sign.

We will be continuing to expand the line to other historic buildings in Colonial Williamsburg.
 

 

 
Shoemaker’s Shop
(GCH201)
 

Where is the gingerbread man?

How many shoes are there?

  • 42
  • 26
  • 59
  • or 35?

Do you know what a “cobbler” is? (Aside from a popular dessert!) Can you find the cobbler’s bench?

Can you spot the shoemaker’s tool box? The leather they use?

 
Ayscough House – Gunsmith
(GCH202)

 

 Can you find the gingerbread man?

What’s a treadle lathe? Can you find the one belonging to this gunsmith?

A barrel and rifle boring tool are also essential parts of the gunsmithing process. Can you find the ones hidden in this cottage?

 

 
 

Greenhow Tenement – Weaver

(GCH203)

Careful not to prick your finger! Can you find the spinning wheel?

Can you spot the loom and fabric stand?

 

Taliaferro – Cole Shop – Joiner

(GCH204)

Do you know what a joiner is? See if you can figure it out by finding these tools:

    • wood clamp
    • mallet
    • shake
    • plane
    • saw
    • rule
    • shave
    • square
    • two work benches
Durfey – Tailor Shop 
(GCH205)

 

There’s a lot to find in this cottage. Help ye olde tailors find their tools:

 

    • pitcher
    • bowl
    • 3 jars
    • 6 balls of yarn
    • shipping barrel
    • 12 spools of thread
    • 3 rolls and 85 bolts of fabric
 
Barber Shop
(GCH206)
 
Only the latest styles!

 

    • 7 hat boxes
    • 6 hats
    • 1 head form
    • hair braiding tool
    • 3 bottles of dye
    • shipping barrel
    • 21 wigs
 

Cottage Tealight Displays

(GCD105WL, GCD105WS)

 

These displays light up your individual cottages with a warm glow.