• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Peanut (Groundnut)

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?

Zuniga map drawing showing the shape of James Fort

The only known drawing of James Fort, known as the Zuniga Map, was obtained by the Spanish Ambassador in England who was spying on the Jamestown colony.