• Colonial National Historical Park

    Colonial

    National Historical Park Virginia

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Your interest in supporting Colonial National Historical Park is deeply appreciated. The site has always relied upon the generosity of individuals, families, organizations, foundations, corporations and small businesses. If you choose to make a gift to the site it will be used to support preservation and programming or may be directed to a specific purpose such as acquisitions. We rely heavily on the generosity and kindness of our visitors, and we thank you for past your support and look forward to future public spiritedness.

The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating, you may contact the park at 757-898-2401 or you may make a contribution in the donation box located in the visitor center. Please make checks out to the National Park Service. For security and other reasons, you cannot make on line contributions directly to the park, or the National Park Service.

Donations may be mailed to:

Superintendent
Colonial National Historical Park
P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690

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.