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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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  • Living Here: You know you live in the 757 when ...

    Living Here: You know you live in the 757 when ...
    Hampton Roads is a funny place. Interstate 64 East goes south — and then west. Things aren't said the way they're spelled: Gloucester, Norfolk, Portsmouth. A rain-snow mix is enough to throw the area into chaos. There's a funny email that has...
  • Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads

    Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads
    Help navigating the region The Virginia Department of Transportation offers a smart phone app with updated information about traffic on the state's interstates and highways. The free app is available through app stores or at http://www.virginiadot.org/...
  • Living Here: James City County

    Living Here: James City County
    Long one of the state's fastest growing counties, James City County has recently seen its influx of people slow. The economic slowdown has also affected home values, which fell for a third straight year. Commercial construction has also slowed, but a...
  • Living Here: Surry

    Living Here: Surry
    A short ferry ride across the James River from Jamestown can transport you to rural Surry County. When the first English settlers sailed up the James River in 1607, they landed on the south side of the river near the present town of Claremont in Surry...
  • Living Here: York County

    Living Here: York County
    York County Nestled along the York River and extending west to Williamsburg's doorstep, York County comprises the easternmost corner of the Historic Triangle, which includes Williamsburg and Jamestown. York's major claim to fame is that it was the...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Living Here: Federal and state elected officials

    Living Here: Federal and state elected officials
    U.S. Senate Sen. Mark Warner (D) Washington, D.C., office: 475 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-2023 Norfolk office: 101 W. Main Street Suite 4900 Norfolk, Va. 23510 Phone: 757-441-3079 Contact...
  • Living Here: Nature parks

    Living Here: Nature parks
    Charles City County Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. An access permit is needed for visitors ages 17 and older who do not have a Virginia hunting or fishing license or boating...
  • Living Here: Museums and galleries

    Living Here: Museums and galleries
    From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg to the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, art abounds in Hampton Roads. Art museums 1. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Nationally acclaimed American folk art collection...
  • Friday's high school tennis roundup: Menchville boys take PenSouth tournament title, improve to 17-0

    Boys: Group 5A: Menchville continued its domination of Hampton Roads opponents Friday by sweeping Great Bridge 5-0 in the PenSouth Conference tournament final at Huntington Park. The Monarchs, who haven't lost to an opponent from the 757 area code...
  • Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: Warhill, Lafayette girls advance to Colonial Rivers soccer semifinals

    Girls soccer: Warhill beat New Kent 2-1 in a Colonial Rivers Conference 25 quarterfinal Friday as Allie Darcy scored with less than 10 minutes left. The Lions will play a semifinal against Lafayette at 8 p.m. Tuesday at New Kent. The winner of that...