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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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  • Inside the BRD: Jamestown baseball player Sean Hughes commits to play for Boston College

    Jamestown High baseball standout Sean Hughes, who played third base and pitched for the Eagles' regional semifinalists, has committed to play for Boston College.
  • July 23 Letters: Fort Monroe, Vladimir Putin

    Fort Monroe's value Your July 20 editorial "Search for stability," concludes that in this time of military downsizing, Hampton Roads must "diversify its economy, broaden its employment base and bolster its financial stability." A means to this end is...

    Window into the world of Pocahontas

    If you had to single out the richest source of Virginia Indian artifacts in the Chesapeake, you'd be wise to start looking in an unlikely direction. Despite numerous archaeological studies of Native American sites over the years, the excavation...

    Distortion of Foley's Words By Rival McKinney Draws Criticism

    Distortion of Foley's Words By Rival McKinney Draws Criticism
    HARTFORD – Retouching images to make them look sinister and taking quotes out of context to hammer home an attack have long been staples of negative political ads. But manipulating an audio clip to distort a rival's words? "That crosses a line,''...

    Sunday's 7/20 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at High Point-Thomasville, 5 International League: Rochester at Norfolk, 6:05 Eastern League: Harrisburg at Richmond, 1:35 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Newport News Hurricanes vs. Hampton Roads...