A Short Summary Of Williamsburg
criminal would literally sit in his coffin for a mile-ride, until he arrived to his hanging. The whispers of the ghost tales started when people reported hearing whips, horses, and the sound of a wagon strolling by during the predawn hours. However, when they went to witness this scene, there was no evidence of this activity taking place. Many who have inhabited nearby hotels by Nicholson street, state this tragic scene plays every night, and only voices are heard.
The Death of Martha Washington
The chapter that states the mysterious death of Martha Washington, starts off by explaining her biography. Martha Dandridge, who was born to a wealthy tobacco planter, lived happily in Central Virginia. Her first marriage was to a man named, Daniel Parke Custis, whom she had met at a gala affair held in the Governor’s Palace. The Custices, who eventually had four children, lead lives filled with grand balls and parties. However, this happiness slowly deteriorated as the couple’s oldest son, Daniel, died suddenly from illness. Almost three years, later the situation just got worse when their little girl Frances died, followed by her father Daniel’s death a couple months later. In the period of time before her other children, she met Colonel George Washington, at a dinner party. One year after their relationship had began, they married each other. Exactly one year later, her last daughter died and she began helping Washington with army encampment, even though they took a toll on her…