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Address: Colonial Willamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
Phone Number: 757-897-9600
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Scary John

I have been a teacher for 17 years in Maryland. I have taken my 5th grade class on an overnight Williamsburg-Jamestown field trip for the past 12 years. About eight years ago I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
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Port Deposit, Maryland
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Port Deposit, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have been a teacher for 17 years in Maryland. I have taken my 5th grade class on an overnight Williamsburg-Jamestown field trip for the past 12 years. About eight years ago I met Mr. Sutton as our Williamsburg Ghost tour guide. He has become the highlight of our trip. He had my kids engaged from their first steps off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went on a 2 hour private tour of Colonial Williamsburg with John Sutton. He knows his history and we enjoyed our tour very much and learned a lot, too. We highly recommend him -- he's personable, entertaining, and very smart, too. He really helped us to understand what was going on in Colonial Williamsburg during that time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

John met us on time, and the rest was history.... Literally! This guy knows his stuff! My kids were fascinated (as was I) with his Jamestown tour. He has 100 stories each one made you go -wow! Interesting, not preachy. Just a few of the cool facts we learned - why nautical speed is measured in "knots", and Why does... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have been very fortunate to have traveled around the world. We have had many private guides, however, John stands out as one of the most superior. His knowledge, enthusiasm, storytelling ability , and his visual aids make the tour of Jamestown one of the most memorable tours we have experienced. Thanks, John!

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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Met john on Wednesday evening for a ghost tour through colonial williamsburg. What a treat it was. He had lots of stories, of ghost sightings as well history of the area. We took several pics which my son has shown us with images and spots that we wonder if they are the ghosts! We also enjoyed our visit with Emma!... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My company employs John with Colonial Tours for private tours for VIP guests and families. His knowledge of the history of Williamsburg and Jamestown is both informative and entertaining. His "insight" in to the life of our fore fathers really puts you in the moment of their experiences and their time in history. I have attended John's tours with our... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Our family of 14 which included 7 grandparents and parents and 7 children ages 1,2, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 had a terrific experience with John Sutton as our tour guide both during our visit to Williamsburg and in advance of our trip providing ideas to consider as we were planning our visit. He was helpful in guiding our choice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We recently went on a tour with a group of young scouts and John accommodates his stories accordingly for the kids. My daughter left with a few new history lessons, a new perspective on ghosts, and a slight fear of public restrooms It was a nice time :)

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

John did an awesome job of entertaining our group. We were a large group of about 10 families, most of the children were elementary age. He made it very age appropriate, all of the children (and adults) had a great time! They loved getting to help you carry his lantern, perform in the pirate show and the ghost detector! My... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My sisters and our daughters have an annual "Ladies' Weekend." We recently held our weekend in Williamsburg. I signed us up for a night ghost tour with John. What an experience! John had us "feeling" the ghost's presence at several houses. He had fantastic stories to tell and got us involved. We did a funny skit about pirates - we... More 

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