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Historic Jamestowne

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  • Journey to Jamestown

    My daughter, Isabelle, loves great stories -- especially the ones that are full of gloom. Her favorite movie scene is from Cinderella, when the main character's stepsisters rip apart her lovely pink dress just before the ball, followed closely by one from The Little Mermaid, when Ariel despairs after her father destroys all the knick-knacks the young mermaid collected from the forbidden human world.
  • Window into the world of Pocahontas

     Window into the world of Pocahontas
    If you had to single out the richest source of Virginia Indian artifacts in the Chesapeake, you'd be wise to start looking in an unlikely direction. Despite numerous archaeological studies of Native American sites over the years, the excavation...

    Saving Jamestown's historic church tower

     Saving Jamestown's historic church tower
    One of English America's most iconic early colonial structures may have dodged a potentially disastrous cold-weather wrecking ball this past winter when near-record freezing temperatures caused new lime mortar joints to fail instead of splitting off large...

    Jamestown to commemorate first Assembly

    Jamestown to commemorate first Assembly
    JAMESTOWN - On Saturday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 30 Historic Jamestowne will commemorate First Assembly Day, the anniversary of the first legislative assembly in English North America.   On Saturday, July 26, guests are invited to join an...

    Historic 1600s Jamestown church tower may have dodged cold-weather wrecking ball

    Historic 1600s Jamestown church tower may have dodged cold-weather wrecking ball
    One of English America’s most iconic early colonial structures may have dodged a potentially disastrous cold-weather wrecking ball this past winter when near-record freezing temperatures caused new lime mortar joints to fail instead of splitting off...