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Jamestown (Jamestown, Virginia)

The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later -- in 1699 -- when it was relocated to Williamsburg. Current historical attractions include Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement, and nearby Colonial Parkway, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. Show more » The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later --... Show more »
The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later -- in 1699 -- when it was relocated to Williamsburg. Current historical attractions include Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement, and nearby Colonial Parkway, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. Show more » The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later -- in 1699 -- when it was relocated to Williamsburg. Current historical attractions include Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement, and nearby Colonial Parkway, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. « Show less « Show less

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  • 10 stakes races added to Laurel Park fall schedule

    The Maryland Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the addition of 10 more stakes to the Laurel Park fall schedule. The Maryland Horse Breeders Association has inserted five Maryland-bred and/or Maryland-sired races into the mix: the All Brandy Stakes (Sept. 6), Jameela Stakes (Sept.27), Jennings Handicap (Dec. 6), Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship (Dec. 26) and Maryland Juvenile Futurity (Dec. 27). Each will be contested with $125,000 for Maryland-bred and sired runners and $100,000 for Maryland-bred horses. The Sept. 13 card will feature five $60,000 Virginia-bred and/or Virginia-sired races scheduled for the turf: the Jamestown Stakes, Punch Lunch Stakes, Oakley Stakes, Bert Allen Stakes and Brookmeade Stakes. Live racing returns to the major Maryland tracks on Sept. 5, after a 12-week break.
  • IronBirds close homestand with 10-5 loss

    IronBirds close homestand with 10-5 loss
    The Aberdeen IronBirds closed out their six-game homestand Monday with a 10-5 loss to the Jamestown Jammers, concluding the stand with a 2-4 record. Aberdeen's record slipped to 20-36. Aberdeen held leads of 2-0 and 5-4, but Jamestown came from behind...

    Minor League Report

    Minor League Report
    Norfolk RHP Mike Wright carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning, and struck out six in the Tides' 5-0 win Friday over Gwinnett. Wright has lowered his season ERA to 5.16 with five straight strong starts, and has a 2.70 ERA since the All-Star Break....

    Crossbows stolen in Fallston; rabid raccoon reported near Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    Crossbows stolen in Fallston; rabid raccoon reported near Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Derek Maurice Cromwell, 36, of the 200 block of Woodland Green Way who was being held at Harford County Detention Center, was charged Tuesday with speeding, driving without...

    'I think I smoked too much pot,' Darlington man tells police; honey and money stolen in Jarrettsville [Harford police blotter]

    'I think I smoked too much pot,' Darlington man tells police; honey and money stolen in Jarrettsville [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Thomas Behrens, 61, of the 100 block of Carol Avenue, was arrested Thursday on bench warrants in cases in which he was charged with trespassing. He was charged Saturday...