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  • Check out the log canoes at Jamestown

    LOG CANOES AT JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT. A new exhibit curated by The Mariners' Museum opens at Jamestown Settlement today, showcasing the iconic log canoes that plied the Chesapeake Bay for centuries before being pushed aside in the early 1900s. Made up of more than 100 artifacts and archival photos from the Mariners', the show traces the once-ubiquitous boat from its Native American origins through its early 20th century heyday as a popular racing craft. A Saturday, Sept. 20 program will celebrate the opening with chantey singers, modern watermen and kids' activities. Through Sept. 8, 2015. $16 adults, $7.50 children 6-12. Route 31 at the Colonial Parkway, James City. 757-253-4838. historyisfun.org.
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Gate 1 Travel's Classic Guatemala tour is priced from $779 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air from Miami. The...

    $7 million: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. History isn't cheap: state taxpayers kicked in $7 million this year to help run historic...

    York Supervisors recognize outstanding youth

    The York County Board of Supervisors recognized four high school seniors Tuesday, presenting each with an award and a $500 scholarship. Owen Robinson, a Bruton High student, received the community service award for volunteering at a local pool teaching...

    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,...