• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

"To Preserve and Protect" Two Women Making a Difference at Jamestown

Although all of the first 104 settlers landing on Jamestown Island were men, women played an important role in the history here, too, both in colonial days and in more recent times. Meet two women whose skills in preservation, organization and interpretation helped create and maintain the legacy we enjoy today here at Jamestown.

Please click on the names below to learn more about each woman.

 
 

Did You Know?

Atlantic Sturgeon scutes recovered at James Fort.

Sturgeons have five rows of bony plates, called scutes, covering the head and body. These scutes are often found in the excavation of James Fort; the abundance of scutes in the archeological record supports the historical record.