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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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  • 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:
  • Betty J. "BJ" Lewenz, artist-teacher

    Betty J. "BJ" Lewenz, artist-teacher
    Betty J. "BJ" Lewenz, a former art teacher, photographer, poet and naturalist, died May 23 of heart failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Ruxton resident was 91. The daughter of Ralph Curtis Deatrick and Amy Carol Henderson Deatrick, Betty...

    Skipper White gets North Sails honor at NOOD Regatta in Annapolis

    Skipper White gets North Sails honor at NOOD Regatta in Annapolis
    Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay. “Off the starting line, we were...

    Historic sites face climate threats

    Historic sites face climate threats
    The streets around City Dock in Annapolis flooded again Friday, closing the Spa Creek Bridge connecting the Eastport neighborhood with downtown for several hours. It was yet another reminder to Lisa Craig that she's in a race against time to protect one...

    Edgewood man charged with attempted murder in stabbing near MARC station

    Edgewood man charged with attempted murder in stabbing near MARC station
    An Edgewood man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a May 14 stabbing near the Edgewood MARC train station of a man the suspect believed might be a snitch, according to court charging documents. Police found a 23-year-old man...