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Historic Jamestowne

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Top Historic Jamestowne Articles

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  • National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
  • GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts

    GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts
    Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day. Here is a look at some of them. Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...
  • Colonial foodways explored Nov. 28-30 in Jamestown and Yorktown

    Colonial foodways explored Nov. 28-30 in Jamestown and Yorktown
    Programs at the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center this week explore foodways of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia. The three-day event begins Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 30. At Jamestown Settlement,...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Historic 1600s Jamestown church tower may have dodged cold-weather wrecking ball

    Historic 1600s Jamestown church tower may have dodged cold-weather wrecking ball
    One of English America’s most iconic early colonial structures may have dodged a potentially disastrous cold-weather wrecking ball this past winter when near-record freezing temperatures caused new lime mortar joints to fail instead of splitting off...
  • Historic Jamestowne artifacts open revealing window into the world of Pocahontas

    Historic Jamestowne artifacts open revealing window into the world of Pocahontas
    If you had to single out the richest source of Virginia Indian artifacts in the Chesapeake, you’d be wise to start looking in an unlikely direction. Despite numerous archaeological studies of native sites over the years, the excavation responsible...
  • Living Here: History museums and sites

    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Jamestown tour and Spanish wines coming up June 20

    Jamestown tour and Spanish wines coming up June 20
    Historic Jamestowne and La Tienda are sponsoring a joint walking tour and wine reception on Thursday, June 20. At “Jamestown — The Spanish Story Revealed,” participants will take a walking tour of the James Fort site and learn how...
  • Filling in the blanks at James Fort

    Filling in the blanks at James Fort
    When a place reaches as far back as Jamestown, the dirt can teem with secrets. Nearly every time archaeologists open a hole on this ancient stretch of riverfront land, they find a jumbled puzzle of subterranean clues reflecting every change that has...
  • Early Jamestown had way with mud

    Early Jamestown had way with mud
    More than 400 years after America’s first permanent English settlement rose from the ground, archaeologists are combining local clay, loam and black needle rush grass in an experimental effort to recreate the unique method used to construct some...
  • Cannibalism at Jamestown evidence unearthed

    Cannibalism at Jamestown evidence unearthed
    Archaeologists and forensic scientists working with human remains recovered at Historic Jamestowne last summer reported Wednesday that their follow-up studies have turned up the gruesome first physical evidence of the cannibalism that took place during...