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Historic Jamestowne

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  • Jamestown settlement and Yorktown Victory Center revenues down

    The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center living-history museums' admission revenue was down 2.5 percent in 2014 compared to 2013. Admission revenue amounted to $5,026,279 in 2014.
  • Taking the Kids -- to Williamsburg in fall

    Taking the Kids -- to Williamsburg in fall
    Do you believe in "The World Unseen"? In ghosts? Maybe this time of year; maybe because we're in a small room lit by candlelight and the question is being posed by a seemingly possessed young woman named Sarah Pelham, who lived in 18th-century...

    For tomorrow's Army, Jamestown visit shows 1607 is a trendy year

    For tomorrow's Army, Jamestown visit shows 1607 is a trendy year
    JAMESTOWN — So what if the English settlers at Jamestown did not encounter the Ebola virus or navigate the complexities of Afghan politics? As the U.S. Army sees it, today's soldiers can learn a few things from the likes of Capt. John Smith and...

    National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday

    National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday
    National parks will waive their entrance fees on Monday, Aug. 25 in honor of the park service's 98th birthday.  Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will...

    Rewriting history at James Fort

     Rewriting history at James Fort
    Since pushing their first shovel into the ground 20 years ago, Jamestown archaeologists have rewritten the history of America's first permanent English settlement numerous times, beginning with the 1996 discovery of the landmark fort that most people...