• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Rice

rice
 
Boiled and served with spicy stews and soups, this indigenous West African grain soon began appearing on the tables of masters as well as servants. Although rice cultivation was attempted by such 17th-century Virginia plantation owners as Governor Sir William Berkeley, it proved a more valuable cash crop to colonies further south.
 

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.