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Duke of Gloucester Street looking toward the Capitol with the Ludwell-Paradise House in foreground.

This was the main street of Williamsburg, Virginia and was named so after the capital was moved here in 1699. In colonial times, it was a clay dirt road that would be dusty in dry times and extremely muddy when it rained. Today it is a paved public street accessible to cars after 10pm on most nights. Locals call it Dog (D.O.G.) Street.

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