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.
Although native to South America, peanuts are very similar to groundnuts, a staple of West African cuisine. The name “goober” probably is derived from the African nguba.
Did You Know?
A bald eagle’s feathers are lightweight, yet strong and flexible. The birds approximately 7,000 feathers provide waterproofing and protect it from extreme temperatures by trapping layers of air.