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.
Keep up with the latest news coming out of Jamestown. Find out about recent management decisions, upcoming interpretive programs that will be offered, or maintenance projects that are improving the resources within the park.
Read what's happening at Historic Jamestowne. Just use the News Release link to the right.
Did You Know?
English settlers were encouraged to plant mulberry trees to help their silk production attempts. (Silkworms eat mulberry leaves.) Red mulberry is native to North America but the silkworms preferred the white mulberries of the Orient. Today Jamestown has both red and white mulberry trees.