Historic Jamestowne has new winter hours for the opening of the entrance gate. From December 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014 the entrance gate will open at 8:45 am. Please note that fishing in no longer allowed any where on the Island.
"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?
The bald eagles hollow-boned skeleton accounts for only five or six percent of its total body weight; its feathers weigh twice that amount.