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Jamestown (Jamestown, Virginia)

The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later -- in 1699 -- when it was relocated to Williamsburg. Current historical attractions include Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement, and nearby Colonial Parkway, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. Show more » The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later --... Show more »
The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later -- in 1699 -- when it was relocated to Williamsburg. Current historical attractions include Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement, and nearby Colonial Parkway, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. Show more » The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was settled on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607. Jamestown is commonly regarded as the first permanent English settlement in the United States. It was the capital of the Virginia Colony until 92 years later -- in 1699 -- when it was relocated to Williamsburg. Current historical attractions include Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement, and nearby Colonial Parkway, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. « Show less « Show less

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  • Property of the Week: Deer Valley in Ellington

    Property of the Week: Deer Valley in Ellington
    Carefree living is standard at Deer Valley Townhomes in Ellington. While other homeowners fret about home security while wintering in Florida or needing a new roof, people living in Deer Valley come and go as they please knowing their homes are secure and...
  • Warming Effects Put Landmarks In Peril

    On this Independence Day, many Americans will visit Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, behind which stands a large statue of patriot Samuel Adams. Arms folded, grim-faced, Adams is portrayed as demanding that British troops be removed from the city after the...
  • Timeline: Evolution Of The Slave Trade

    1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va. 1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass. 1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production. 1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
  • Thad Wheeler hopes to build culture of excellence in Warhill High football program

    Thad Wheeler hopes to build culture of excellence in Warhill High football program
    JAMES CITY — It was a fitting that Thad Wheeler, a former William and Mary linebacker who once held a Georgia state high school record with a 325-pound power clean, chose the Warhill High weight room to talk about his first weeks as the school's...
  • Clues sought in theft of guns from James City home

    Clues sought in theft of guns from James City home
    JAMES CITY  — Police are investigating a break-in at a home off Jamestown Road after five firearms went missing earlier this month. Sometime between Aug. 17 and Aug. 24, five firarms were stolen from the home in the 100 block of Kathryn Court,...
  • At Jamestown and Yorktown, making war 18th-century style

    At Jamestown and Yorktown, making war 18th-century style
    For better than 50 years, the firing of the cannons at the replica fort at Jamestown Settlement has been a mainstay of the re-creation, thrilling kids and history buffs alike. But the reality is that the real fort's cannons were likely never fired in...
  • Documentary made by greater Williamsburg students to screen Aug. 27

    Documentary made by greater Williamsburg students to screen Aug. 27
    JAMES CITY — A documentary drawing attention to women who are victims of sexual assault in the city of Bukavu, in the African nation of Congo, will screen Wednesday at Williamsburg Community Chapel at 7 p.m. "Where Are They Walking?" is a 30-...
  • Blotter: Stolen vehicle found with flat tires in Bolingbrook

    Blotter: Stolen vehicle found with flat tires in Bolingbrook
    The following items were taken from Bolingbrook police reports: Police were called to the 500 block of Julie Road Aug. 20 for the report of a vehicle theft. The vehicle was later recovered in a parking lot in the 200 block of North Weber Road. Two of...
  • Monday's high school roundup: Lafayette wins field hockey season opener, shuts out Hopewell 3-0

    Field hockey: Breyelle Jordan scored twice and Grace Macomber had a goal and an assist in Lafayette’s 3-0, season-opening win at Hopewell. ... Smithfield breezed past Churchland 10-0 in a season opener. Golf: Jamestown shot a 324 at Ford's...
  • Inside the BRD: Lafayette impressive again, Warhill and Jamestown improved in scrimmage finales

    Lafayette played well for a second straight football scrimmage, while its less experienced James City County neighbors Warhill and Jamestown rebounded with improved performances after struggling in their initial scrimmages. LAFAYETTE The Rams...
  • Geoff McCulloch finds new home as teacher, basketball coach at Jamestown High

    Geoff McCulloch finds new home as teacher, basketball coach at Jamestown High
    WILLIAMSBURG—Geoff McCulloch has been named boys basketball coach at Jamestown High School. His hiring was approved by the Williamsburg-James City County School Board Tuesday night. McCulloch replaces Lee Underwood, who resigned after last season....
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  • All Summer in a Day, featuring an all-pig cast

     
    This is JUST like that Ray Bradbury story where they lock that girl in a closet on Venus and she misses the two hours of sun that the planet gets every seven years.Except with pork!A friend who keeps pork from...
  • A Ray Bradbury sampler

    A Ray Bradbury sampler
    “Rocket summer. The words passed among the people in the open, airing houses. Rocket summer. The warm desert air changing the frost patterns on the windows, erasing the art work ... The rocket lay on the launching field, blowing out pink clouds of...

    King epic takes on time travel

    King epic takes on time travel
    In every life, a little fall must reign. One slip, one missed opportunity, one hesitation or wrong turn can haunt you forever, casting an intractable shadow over the rest of your days. The words "if only" are never far from anyone's thoughts. But what...

    The ABCs of summer reading

    The ABCs  of summer reading
    Henry James once opined that the two most beautiful words in the English language are "summer afternoon." I would like to edit James — alas, who wouldn't? — and bestow the most felicitous phrase award upon the words "summer reading." They...

    L.A.'s new coroner to the people

    L.A.'s new coroner to the people
    Mark Fajardo's first weeks in the very public job of Los Angeles County coroner coincided with the deaths of two TV actors — one from "That '70s Show" and another from "Rizzoli & Isles" — and the toxicology report from the car-crash death of...