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Historic Jamestowne

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  • Just for Fun

    Just for Fun
    Attractions Busch Gardens, Colonial Williamsburg, Water Country USA, Go Karts Plus, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Berkeley Plantation,  Sherwood Forest Plantation, Shirley Plantation, Williamsburg Winery Shopping Merchants Square, Williamsburg Shopping...
  • Save some green, get freebies on Earth Day

    Save some green, get freebies on Earth Day
    If you missed the free offers in honor of tax day, you have another chance to score themed swag on Friday. Earth Day is a chance to save everything green, including the dollars in your pocket. Here are some of the free and discount offers available in...
  • 'Seed to Stalk' program digs into Virginia agriculture

    'Seed to Stalk' program digs into Virginia agriculture
    During June, agricultural practices of the Powhatan Indian, English and west central African cultures of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia, from the types of tools used to the crops grown, will be explored in June at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown...
  • Free admission to Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield

    Free admission to Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield
    In celebration of the official first day of summer, the National Park Service is waiving fees at all national parks Tuesday, June 21. Locally, fees will be waived at Colonial National Historical Park, which includes Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Battlefield Virginia

    From the heavy guns of a seacoast fort through battle-scarred Yorktown and the swampy outskirts of Richmond, the Virginia Peninsula tells the story of a massive war campaign and the evolution of warfare. Along this finger of land cut by the York and...
  • Greg McQuade

    Greg McQuade
    Greetings! I remember watching newscasts in Boston as a youngster and saying to myself, 'Now THAT is something I want to do." From very early on I knew I wanted to be in the news biz. In my high school year book you will find "News Broadcaster" under...
  • Handyman's history

    A once unhappy white-collar worker finds meaning creating a 1,650-pound replica of Jamestown's fort When Bob Williams walked away from the white-collar world in 1991, he was trying to escape nearly 20 years of living with toxic corporate stress....
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....