• Colonial National Historical Park


    National Historical Park Virginia

Park Planning

General Management Plan 17,648 KB

Jamestown Long Range Interpretive Plan

The Long Range Interpretive Plan (2009) provides direction for Jamestown's interpretive program for the next 5+ years.

Yorktown Long Range Interpretive Plan 2008

The Long Range Interpretive Plan (2008) provides a 5-10 year vision for Yorktown's interpretive program.

Did You Know?

Sidney King painting depicting the harvesting of tobacco crops in 17th century Jamestown

In 1604, disgusted with his subject’s use of tobacco, King James wrote a scathing commentary entitled A Counterblast to Tobacco. He considered tobacco “hatefull to the nose, harmefull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs.” Yet this golden leaf became the cash crop saving Jamestown from oblivion.