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Historic Jamestowne

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  • National parks free to all fourth graders through new initiative

    National parks free to all fourth graders through new initiative
    The National Park Foundation announced a new free admission initiative available to all fourth graders during the 2015-2016 school year. 
  • This weekend, you can "park" it for free

    This weekend, you can "park" it for free
    Ever wanted to visit Historic Jamestowne, Assateague Island or any other local national park or wildlife refuge but balked at the entrance fee? Well, this weekend you can get in for free. Feb. 14-16 is one of those free access weekends for national...

    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. "The overall decline in visitation was mitigated by an...

    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...