• 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?

Virginia Indian Heritage Day at Jamestown Settlement, 2008.

There are eleven Virginia Indian tribes recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia. They are: the Mattaponi, the Pamunkey, the Chickahominy, the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper Mattaponi, the Nansemond, the Rappahannock, the Monacan, the Patawomeck, the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway), and the Nottoway. More...