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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

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  • Do! the festivals

    National recording artists, arts and crafts and great food abound at many of the festivals held throughout Hampton Roads. Here's a sampling from our region: JUNE Hampton Blackbeard Festival. June 5-7. Authentic re-enactment of the Golden Age of...
  • York County, Virginia

    With miles of riverfront real estate, York is one of Virginia's most picturesque counties but it's the third-smallest in square miles of Virginia's 95 counties. And with two major bases -- the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station and the CIA's Camp Peary --...
  • Culpeper woman named to board seat

    Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has appointed a Culpeper woman to a four-year term on the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees, officials said Wednesday. Constance R. Kincheloe will succeed Laura R. Wright of Richmond for the seat on the board....
  • 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....
  • The biggest and best festivals: Slurp an oyster, talk like a pirate, celebrate diversity, relax to music, support a local artist.

    Slurp an oyster, talk like a pirate, celebrate diversity, relax to music, support a local artist. JUNE Norfolk Harborfest. June 11-13. One of the region's largest festivals. National and local music acts, Parade of Sail, food and crafts. Town Point...
  • City Guide: York

    York County is truly a hybrid community — at the same time modern and steeped in American history. Nestled along the York River and extending west to Williamsburg's doorstep, York comprises the easternmost corner of the Historic Triangle, which...
  • 2001 Citizen of the Year: Alan Diamonstein

    Alan Diamonstein could give politicians a good name. He is a mover and shaker, for sure. A power broker par excellence. But the beneficiaries of his political savvy are ordinary people: children in public schools, moderate-income families who dream of...
  • Cultural Living

    Cultural Living
    History is the core of the community. Colonial Williamsburg is America’s premier outdoor history museum, with 88 restored buildings spanning 300 acres. The College of William & Mary is the second oldest university in America and offers plays and...
  • Continuing Education

    Continuing Education
    Thomas Nelson Community College offers all kinds of practical classes for those who want to gain a new skill. The Christopher Wren Association at William & Mary offers a unique program of classes on American history, local history, and the classics of art...
  • 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...
  • First Africans arrive in Virginia

    First Africans arrive in Virginia
    In the history of the American people, many places are precious. But none reaches back so far -- or did so much to shape the nation's identity -- as the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Twelve years after the first colonists landed in 1607...