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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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  • Meet The Folks Who Want to Sell You the Next Governor

    Can the advertising firm that eroded Tom Foley's support in 2010, increased the Jewish vote for Mitt Romney in 2012 and shaped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's image in 2013 help John P. McKinney defeat Foley for the Republican nomination for governor in 2014?
  • Dan Downs steps aside as Lafayette boys basketball head coach

    JAMES CITY - Dan Downs has stepped aside as Lafayette High boys basketball head coach after one season. He will remain with the Rams as an assistant coach, school athletic director Dan Barner said, and as a history teacher at the school. "He made the...

    An all girl fire inspired summer camp heats up Hampton

    HAMPTON – Summer on the Peninsula is a time for adventure – plenty of which is in store for students at some unique summer camps this season. From time travel and horseback riding, to invention and firefighting, these camps will keep kids busy...

    Camp Invention analyzes children's creative process

    NEWPORT NEWS – Summer on the Peninsula is a time for adventure – plenty of which is in store for students at some unique summer camps this season. From time travel and horseback riding, to invention and firefighting, these camps will keep kids...

    Camp Invention analyzes kids creative process

    Summer on the Peninsula is a time for adventure – plenty of which is in store for students at some unique summer camps this season. From time travel and horseback riding to invention and firefighting, these camps will keep kids busy while building...