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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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  • Bay Rivers, Peninsula District football coaches stress fundamentals on first day of practice

    The field was newly lined, the helmets bore nary a scratch, and various cones and pads were strategically placed for the players to run through or around. The only thing missing from Bruton High's first football practice was, well, a football. As...
  • Vintage VW cheese buses stolen in Sacramento; reward offered

    Vintage VW cheese buses stolen in Sacramento; reward offered
    Three iconic VW cheese-sampling buses stolen in Sacramento remained missing Monday, and the Tillamook dairy company is offering a $10,000 reward for their recovery. A Tillamook truck and trailer hauling the three buses were stolen early Saturday from...
  • Tidewater book groups read across genre and style

    Tidewater book groups read across genre and style
    Local book groups choose books in a variety of ways, but one thing in common is the variety of topics and genres selected. Here's a sampling of books chosen in the past year. An asterisk (*) denotes a local author.   Delta Kappa Gamma Book Club...
  • Wednesday's college and local roundup: ODU picked fifth in Conference USA East for football; Phoebus Senior LL team reaches finals

    Colleges: Football: Old Dominion, entering its first Conference USA season, was picked to finish fifth in the East Division. Marshall was picked to win the East, while North Texas was picked to win the West. The voting was conducted by the league’...
  • 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...
  • Post 39 ousted from American Legion tournament

    A memorable three-year run by Williamsburg Post 39 ended in agonizing fashion Thursday in the American Legion Baseball state tournament. An out away from its first state tournament win, Post 39 fell 9-8 to Leesburg Post 34 on Mikey Pugh's two-out, two-run...
  • China holds mass sentencing of 55 people at football stadium

    China holds mass sentencing of 55 people at football stadium
    In a spectacle designed to show their resolve against terrorism, Chinese authorities held a public sentencing in a football stadium in the northwestern Xinjiang region of 55 people convicted of violent crimes. More than 7,000 people watched from 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...
  • Tennis: Lafayette girls ousted by Western Albemarle in state 3A semifinal

    After breaking through to reach the state Group 3A semifinals in girls tennis, Lafayette lost 5-1 Tuesday afternoon at Western Albemarle in that round. Western Albemarle will take on first-time finalist York in a matchup of unbeaten teams for the...
  • Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar expanding into Altamonte Springs

    Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar expanding into Altamonte Springs
    It looks like Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar is adding another Central Florida location. This eatery will be near Jamestown Place in Altamonte Springs. A sign along State Road 434 indicates the concept, which showcases fresh twists on Mediterranean cuisine, is...
  • 2013-2014 state champions

    GOLF     Team Group 4A: Jamestown   BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Team Group 3A: Lafayette   GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Team VISAA Division 2: Peninsula Catholic Individual VISAA Division 2: Molly McKenna, Peninsula Catholic   BOYS INDOOR...