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  • Becoming Hampton: A winsome place for a settlement

    Becoming Hampton: A winsome place for a settlement
    One early English colonist described it as an "ample and faire Country." Another called it "pleasantly seated." Capt. John Smith relished his Christmas 1608 feast there so much that he touted its "good Oysters, Fish, Flesh, Wild-foule, and good bread."...
  • Chestertown parties to commemorate its Colonial Tea Party

    In 1774, the brave citizens of Chestertown banded together to protest British tyranny and dumped a load of tea -- and a few British sailors who got in the way -- into the Chester River. Saturday, the citizens of Chestertown will recall this historic...
  • Hampton archive: A Yuletide feast to remember

    Engraved by Flemish artist Theodor de Bry from watercolors produced by Roanoke Island colonist John White, these images show Algonquin Indian settlements in North Carolina. Scholars believe Kecoughtan and other Powhatan villages would have been similar,...