• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Contact Us

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

By Phone
Jamestown Visitor Information
757-856-1200

By Fax
757-229-4273

Did You Know?

Painting by Sidney King representing settlers searching for medicinal plants

The botanical sassafras was at one time worth its weight in gold as a medicinal plant. It was an early Jamestown export. In modern times it has been used to flavor root beer.