Merchants Square announces the launch of an inaugural eMagazine that provides readers with a window into the magic of the Square over the holidays. Filled with beautiful images of Merchants Square, gift ideas and fun suggestions for holiday entertainment, the interactive magazine can be viewed on a standard web browser or downloaded as an iPad application.The eMagazine allows viewers to see more facets of the picturesque shops and restaurants and link directly to their websites when something is of interest.
Merchants Square, the shopping and dining district adjacent to Colonial Williamsburg’s renowned Historic Area, is home to more than 40 shops and restaurants. Built in 1935, Merchants Square is recognized as one of the first planned shopping malls in the United States. In 2005 Merchants Square was added to the National Register of Historic Places along with the Williamsburg Lodge and the Williamsburg Inn to make up the Merchants Square and Resort Historic District. Merchants Square properties are owned by Colonial Williamsburg with the majority leased to private business owners. . For more information on Merchants Square, visit www.merchantssquare.org.
Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at www.history.org.