• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Traveling Trunks

Historic Jamestowne Traveling Trunk

Historic Jamestowne's Traveling Trunk

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JAMESTOWNE 1607

Someone once said "The Past Always Touches the Present". You and your students can reach back in time and touch the past through Historic Jamewtowne's Traveling Trunk. This traveling trunk offers hands-on, interactive activities for studying the settlement and expansion of Jamestown. All activities are aligned with the updated Virginia Standards of Learning for History.

This traveling trunk contains a manual with 16 classroom activities; reproduced period clothing; period English flags; an archaeology dig box with artifacts and archaeology tools; games; a variety of books and a CD.

 

BORROWING THE TRAVELING TRUNK IS FREE!

To check out the trunk call the National Park at 757 898-2411 (Catharyn Ryan). You can make arrangements to pick up the trunk either at Historic Jamestowne or Yorktown Battlefield any day of the week. Check out length is two weeks.

Did You Know?

two eagles flying to Nest

Before European settlement began in North America, bald eagles numbered an estimated half a million, enough for there to be a nest located along every mile of the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.