• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

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  • Pocahontas, John Rolfe and a Pretty Chapel: A Wedding at Jamestown

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    Park Ranger discusses the historical evidence for the April 5, 1614 wedding of Pocahontas and John Rolfe. More

  • "a thing acceptable to Powhatan"

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    Join Edward Brewster as he discusses the upcome marriage of Pocahontas with two of her brothers. More

  • "Love and Marriage in the Time of Pocahontas"

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    Dr. Bly Straube, Senior Archaeological Curator for Preservation Virginia's Jamestown Rediscovery project will speak about 17th-century wedding customs practiced by the English and Virginia Indians. More

  • "to give her in the church"

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    Reverend Alexander Whitaker discusses tomorrow's wedding of John Rolfe and Pocahontas. More

  • The Marriage of Pocahontas

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Be an eyewitness to the marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas in 1614. More

  • "Pocahontas, John Rolfe, and a Pretty Chapel: A Wedding at Jamestown"

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

    Park Ranger Bill Warder discusses the historical evidence for the April 5, 1614 wedding of John Rolfe and Pocahontas. More

  • "done about the fifth of April"

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

    Martha Sizemore, house keeper to Rev. Whitaker talks about converstions she has overheard regarding John Rolfe and Pocahontas More

  • "no reason why the Collonie shoud not thrive"

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Edward Brewster, Captain of the Guard at Jamte Fort speaks with two of Pocahontas's brother to discuss prospects for a lasting peace. More

  • "our established friendship with the Naturals"

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Captain Argall relates his role in the events that brought peace between the English colonist and "naturals." More

  • "done about the fifth of April"

    Friday, April 18, 2014

    Martha Sizemore, housekeeper to Rev. Whitaker, shares her thoughts on the marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas More

  • "A True Discourse of Virginia"

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Ralph Hamor, secretary of the Virginia Colony in 1614 offers his observations on teh current condition of the settlement. More

 

Did You Know?

Eagle nest with two eagles

The bald eagles hollow-boned skeleton accounts for only five or six percent of its total body weight; its feathers weigh twice that amount.