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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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  • 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.
  • 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....

    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....

    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...

    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...