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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

Top Jamestown (Jamestown, Virginia) Articles

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  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen A caller in the 1400 block of Cranberry Road reported Saturday someone tried to break into Mt. Calvary Free Will Baptist Church. A caller in the first block of Locust Street...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Pierre Darrel Butler, 25, of the 600 block of Pine Lane, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault, vandalism and...
  • Harford County police blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Keith Eric Davis III, 22, of the 600 block of 3rd Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in a case in which he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol...
  • Chesapeake Bay historic trail expanding

    Chesapeake Bay historic trail expanding
    The 3,000-mile water and land trail network created to relive the Chesapeake Bay's 17th century exploration by English colonists is about to grow still larger. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis are slated to...
  • Aberdeen drops Wednesday-night engagement with Jamestown, 8-3

    The Aberdeen IronBirds' Wednesday-night match up was decided in the fifth frame, during which the host-team Jamestown Jammers exploded for five runs, putting themselves far enough ahead to hand the guests an 8-3 defeat. The loss dropped Aberdeen to 12-...
  • IronBirds whitewashed 5-0 by Jamestown Jammers on Friday night

    IronBirds whitewashed 5-0 by Jamestown Jammers on Friday night
    The Aberdeen IronBirds fell on the road Friday night, 5-0, to the Jamestown Jammers. Aberdeen, which is in the cellar of the New York-Penn League's McNamara Division at 13-28 on the year, returns home Saturday for a 7:05 contest with the Mahoning...
  • Dr. Kenneth P. Johnson, neurologist, dies

    Dr. Kenneth P. Johnson, neurologist, dies
    Dr. Kenneth P. Johnson, former chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and an internationally known expert on multiple sclerosis who developed new treatments for the disease, died Saturday of cancer at...
  • 50 picture-perfect fall getaways

    50 picture-perfect fall getaways
    As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
  • IronBirds beat visiting Jamestown in rain-shortened game

    The IronBirds came through with their fourth straight victory Thursday night, beating the visiting Jamestown Jammers, 6-2. The contest was called complete after the bottom of the eighth inning when heavy rains started at Ripken Stadium. Will Howard...
  • Harford County Police Blotter: Trailers stolen from Aberdeen distribution center

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Ashley Marie Shupe, 24, of the 800 block of Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in a case in which she was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia...
  • Burglaries rise sharply in Harford; police baffled by lack of pattern

    Burglaries have risen sharply in Harford County this year, according to local police, most likely driven by the weak economy and drug habits, but the lack of a pattern to the crimes is baffling investigators. In the northern end of the county, the...
  • 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...